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Pre-Reading Identify Main Idea


Identify the main idea and supporting details in text. 0301.6.4

Links verified on 10/20/2011

  1. Determining the Main Idea - a lab activity to identify the main idea in a paragraph by considering the supporting details
  2. Get The Idea - read text to determine the main idea or essential message and identify relevant supporting details and facts
  3. Identifying Topics and Main Ideas - lab activity checking understanding of general and specific elements as they relate to topic and main idea
  4. Implied Central Ideas - lab activity to identify the implied central idea of a longer passage
  5. Main Idea Activities - a collection of resources at Internet4Classrooms Internet4Classrooms step-by-step module
  6. Main Idea Mini Lesson - followed by interactive quizzes This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. Main Idea practice - eight interactive quizzes on Main Idea from the Manatee School District [click on the red dot]
  8. Main Idea - [designed for grade 4] read the paragraph and select the main idea
  9. Main Idea - Quia Quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  10. Main Idea Interactive Strategy Tutorial - Interactive tutorials on supporting details and main idea.
  11. Main Idea Practice - online stories and quiz for main idea practice - intermediate elementary
  12. Main Idea Quiz - Find main idea Quia quiz
  13. Practice Reading Test: 3rd Grade - Questions are designed to have students process the information in the passage, analyze it, and organize it for the answer.
  14. What's the Big Idea? - Pick the main idea from various subject areas and solve the puzzle!

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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