Main Idea and Details: Easy Pizza Chart


Teach main idea and details with a simple anchor chart. Use pizza which every kid can relate to to help teach what is the main idea and what are details. This mental image can help readers identify details in a story better and tell the main idea.

Main Idea and Details: Easy Pizza Chart

Main Idea and Details Anchor Chart

Create an easy to remember visual to teach students the difference between the main idea and supporting details. Use the pizza as a whole to explain that the main idea is made up of everything. Use favorite toppings suggested by the class to depict the details. Plus, there are key words to teach students to look out for when learning to find the main idea…

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Leslie {aka the original Teach Junkie} loves learning new things to make teaching easier and more effective. She enjoys featuring creative classroom fun when she's not designing teacher shirts, making kindergarten lesson plans or planning her family's next trip to Disney World.