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 …

“Fear Not”

“Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 Do you know fear? Like real fear? Gut-wrenching fear? I will never forget the time that Greg lost his job for 7 1/2 months. I …