Recognizing or Determining Main Idea Using Supporting Details

Teaching main idea in the 3rd grade seems to be such a difficult feat. What’s even harder than teaching main idea is teaching students how to summarize. So, a few years ago I realized that these two fit hand-in-hand like a glove and ball. If students can locate the main idea of a passage, then they can create a summary …

Activity Gameboard

I wanted to create an activity board for my sons during this time of being at home because of the Coronavirus. What I didn’t want was just another list of activities because I knew that would not motivate them to work as hard. If you have boys, then you know they LOVE competition! So, I created this Tic-Tac-Toe board of …