9 Strategies To Teach Main Idea. These nine main idea strategies will help your students successfully master this important reading skill. The Teacher Next Door shares her favorite main idea strategies for teachers of upper elementary students.
Smarty Pants : Main Idea This is a great, to-the-point anchor chart Can redo for nonfiction. Look at the title and photographs and headings. Use text instead of story. There& not really a main idea in a story.