Main Idea

Step 1: What is the main idea?

To learn about the main idea, check out these videos:

Log on to Brain Pop using our school's credentials (see Mrs. Pardington) and watch the movie.

Step 2: Practice finding the main idea.

Get the recording sheet from Mrs. Pardington. Play MAIN IDEA at http://www.roomrecess.com/mobile/MainIdea/play.html . After 20 correct answers, record your score on the recording sheet.

Play "The Hamburger Game" at http://www.pspb.org/blueribbon/games/burger/burger.html . Record your score on the recording sheet.

Step 3: Take the online quiz.

Take the online quiz at http://www.softschools.com/quizzes/language_arts/main_idea/quiz1510.html . After the 12 problems, record your score on your recording sheet.

Step 4: Try these for fun after you have taken the quiz.