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Main Idea Topic and Theme Review Flipbook

Your students will absolutely love this reading skill review flipbook that explores main idea, topic, and theme, and you will love the rigor it provides. Are you looking to take reading skill instruction to the next level? This is THE resource you need.

This flipbook covers the following information:

  • What is a main idea?
  • Turning a topic into a main idea.
  • Finding the main idea
  • What is a topic?
  • What is a theme?
  • Questions to ask to find a theme
  • Finding the theme in a fiction passage
  • Main Idea vs. Theme

Use and Prep Options

•Flipbook with tabs

•Regular Double-Sided Booklet for easy printing and assembly

Digital on Google Slides (Full Color)

How It Works:

On the left side of each section of the flipbook, students complete several skill-related tasks. One section teaches all about main idea, and the other explores topic and theme.

On the right-hand side of each section, there is a place to try out these new skills! Each of these righthand pages includes a carefully crafted fiction story or nonfiction passage designed specifically to help students become confident in their new skills.

The final page asks students to put all of the skills together as they analyze a fiction story to determine main idea, topic, and theme.

Answer Key Included

A Note on Grade Levels: This resource is suitable for students in grades 3-5. However, please keep in mind that this resource should be completed WITH 3rd graders, scaffolded for 4th graders, and most 5th graders will be able to complete this task independently.

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