Tackling Main Idea: A Literacy Center Game & Activities
This fun football game is centered around the ever-so-important topic of main idea and details!
There are 2 parts to the packet: A center game and practice sheets. Here is what is included:
Tackling Main Idea (center game)
2 anchor charts (1 to explain main idea and 1 to explain supporting details)
1 game board (made to look like a football field)
1 score board (made to look like a real score board)
5 playing pieces
1 set of teacher and student directions
20 main idea passages (with mostly multiple choice answers)
**Example questions: “This passage is mostly about”, “Find at least 2 details to support the main idea”, “What would be the best title for this passage”
1 answer key
4 sets of additional cards (example: “Fumble! Lose a turn!)
Main Idea Practice Sheets:
4 worksheets where students must write in 3 details to support the main idea.
2 worksheets where students must color in details that support the main ideas.
1 worksheet where students must cut and paste details on the matching main idea.