Howdy! Jen Bradshaw here from TeacherKarma.com.
Teaching students to consistently find the main idea of a text HAS NEVER BEEN EASY!
I have several free main idea anchor charts that will be helpful during a mini-lesson, small group instruction, comprehension intervention, or ...even for adding to a reading response journal.
Introduce and teach the vocabulary of main idea.
Teach your students how to find the topic of a text ...before finding the main idea...
Finally, the basic steps for how to find the main idea of a text.
For additional lesson ideas and to get your free main idea resources, please click here.