MAIN IDEA

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Effective Tool for Student Success

Teachers and students ❤️LOVE❤️ these main idea resources. They are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing main idea skills!

Certified Lexile Leveled Texts

Anchor Charts & Integrated Color Coding

Digital & Printable Formats for Classroom & Distance Learning Success

Skill Specific Lessons, Exercises, Activities, Texts, Multiple Choice, and Essay Questions 

Effective Tool for Student Success

Teachers and students ❤️LOVE❤️ these main idea resources. They are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing main idea skills.

Certified Lexile Leveled Texts

Anchor Charts & Integrated Color Coding

Digital & Printable Formats for Classroom and Distance Learning Success

Main idea focused anchor chars, lessons, plans, texts, activities, and more. Includes both multiple choice & short answer responses.

Skill Focused Resources

Teachers need a wide variety of tools to get the most out of their students. Some resources are great for teaching, others for practicing, and still others for assessment. 

That’s why I created five different resources that work together or can be used independently to focus on developing Main Idea skills.

Now you can have everything you need to teach and support  main idea skills. No more searching around for resources hoping they align with your needs. 

Available Main Idea Resources

Skill Focused Lesson Plans

  • Two weeks of lesson plans built around proven teaching strategies integrating each of the other main idea resources.

Digital Lessons

  • Google Slides format makes this resource flexible for any classroom or distance learning need.
  • Five skill focused mini-lessons with engaging video lessons and links to integrated YouTube mentor text read alouds.
  • Main idea focused interactive anchor charts, questions, and activities help students learn this important skill.
  • Teachers can use this as a presentation for their mini lessons in school or virtually.
  • This resource can also be used as self-guided lessons for virtual learning.
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Guided Reading Packet (Digital & Printable)

  • Guided reader differentiated on three levels.
  • Professionally Lexile leveled original text.
  • Printable PDF, digital reader, printable booklet, and Google Slides versions make this perfect for any classroom or distance learning need.
  • Includes integrated reading fluency checks, small group plans, comprehension questions, and main idea graphic organizers.

Core Comprehension Passages & Questions Set (Digital & Printable)

  • Lexile® leveled reading comprehension passages and main idea focused question sets.
  • Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
  • Printable PDF & Digital Google Slides versions make this resource perfect for classroom and distance learning.
  • Includes main idea focused questions, anchor charts, and test passages.
  • Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the second and third grade bands.

Task Cards (Digital & Printable)

  • Set of 30 task cards with short passages and main idea aligned multiple choice questions.
  • Both Printable & Boom Card formats included.
  • Perfect for centers, scavenger hunt, scoot, games, whole class practice, exit tickets, and more!

Skill Pack

  • Includes all 6 main idea focused resources in one convenient package!

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2nd & 3rd Grade

Main Idea Skill Pack

Public Content

  • Main Idea & Details - 2nd RI.2.2 & 3rd RI.3.2 - Print & Digital - RI2.2 & RI3.2
  • Main Idea Task Cards 2nd & 3rd Grade
  • Main Idea Boom Card Task Cards for 2nd & 3rd grade cover

Member Only Content

  • Digital Lessons: Main Idea - RI.2.2 & RI.3.2 - Google Slides & Seesaw
  • Guided Reading Packet: Main Idea - 2nd Grade RI.2.2 & 3rd Grade RI.3.2 - Printable & Digital

4th & 5th Grade

Main Idea Skill Pack

Public Content

  • Main Idea & Details - 4th & 5th RI.4.2 & RI.5.2 Printable & Digital Google Slides Distance Learning Pack
  • Main Idea Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RI.4.2 & RI.5.2
  • Main idea and details boom cards for 4th and 5th grade cover showing a digital task card on a tablet

Member Only Content

  • Digital Lessons: Main Idea - RI.4.2 & RI.5.2 - Google Slides & Seesaw
  • Guided Reading Packet: Main Idea - 4th Grade RI.4.2 & 5th Grade RI.5.2 - Printable & Digital

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