Graphic Organizer: What's the Main Idea? - Add this 3 page download to your reading and writing centers to reinforce finding the main idea within stories, books and texts. This is a great resource that can be used again and again!
This visual aid graphic organizer FREEBIE is helpful to use to teach writers how to narrow down their "watermelon" topics to "seed" ideas. I used this graphic organizer to help my students brainstorm ideas for their personal narrative writing.
vocabulary ideas- Can be used like regular four square. Call out a vocab word . Student is responsible for giving the info for the word in heir square while tossing the all. Rotate to next square and repeat when new word is given. Continue until all words used.