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Ages: 7 - 15
How to Find the Main Idea with Tim and Moby
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This cartoon lecture uses examples and humorous situations to explain how to find the topic and the main idea in a piece of text.  (04:30)
Found by LarrySanger in Reading
September 30, 2009 at 11:24 AM
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Ages: 8 - 12
Blue Ribbon Readers: The Hamburger Game (Interactive)
From, produced by WPSU
The 'Hamburger Game' is part of WPSU’s Blue Ribbon Readers, a collection of seven interactive games designed to help elementary school students gain reading comprehension competences. The Hamburger Game helps students practice attentive reading by ch... [more]
May 29, 2012 at 12:01 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
Five Things (Elements of a Short Story)
From YouTube, produced by NateShow
This "rap" song teaches about the elements of a short story. Students will enjoy the lyrics as they learn about setting, plot, character, conflict, and theme. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review story elements and text features in the... [more]
Found by kksnyder77 in Reading
June 23, 2011 at 08:28 AM
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Ages: 7 - 18
Schoolhouse Rock: Tale of Mr. Morton (subjects & predicates)
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Found by shanonwhite in Reading
August 29, 2012 at 01:56 PM
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Ages: 6 - 12
Elements of a Story
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Elements of a Story is an interactive video where students can learn about different literary "ingredients" that make up a story. After watching and listening to an interactive version of "Cinderella," students will learn about various elements that ... [more]
Found by TracyMoon in Reading
January 31, 2011 at 10:03 PM
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Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 8 - 14
Main Idea Song
From YouTube, produced by Learning Upgrade
Video is about finding the main idea in a passage, it is in song form. This video discusses what a paragraph is, the topic sentence, detail sentences, and conclusion.  Video is good quality and good for all students as review or initial learning of t... [more]
Found by Barb in Reading
August 4, 2009 at 03:54 PM
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Ages: 6 - 12
What's the Main Idea?
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Primary students learn how to identify the main idea of a story. This informative video breaks down how students can  find the main idea or point of the story. Picture Walks, supporting details, chapters, and inferring are discussed. This is a great ... [more]
Found by porter1526 in Reading
August 19, 2012 at 11:34 AM
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Ages: 6 - 11
The Parts of a Story Song
From YouTube
Cute song to introduce or review story elements. Author, illustrator, setting, characters, problem, and solution. Students will enjoy this catchy tune. (01:00)
Found by porter1526 in Reading
August 13, 2011 at 11:09 PM
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