Main Idea Online Game (Grades 2-5)

main ideaMain Idea Game - Read small literature and informational text passages.  Choose the main idea and if you get it right you get to pick three boxes and play a hangman type word game. Best for grades 2,3,4, and 5.

Key Ideas and Details – Literature and Informational Text
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.