This product is for use in 6th-8th grade, or a remedial high school English course. It's a great, no-prep way to get your students interested in learning about the central idea.
It starts a suggested lesson plan so that you truly have do to no prep!
It also includes a Doodle Notes page for them to fill in the blank and color, along with a page that has all of the answers.
There are five stations with direction cards and keys that include:
Station 1: 8 Short Story Task Cards
Station 2: 2 Read and Analyze Stories
Station 3: Categorize the Central Ideas Activity
Station 4: 2 Create Your Own Story Tasks
Station 5: 2 Central Idea By Design Pictures
My students LOVE stations, and I do too. I hope this is everything you were looking for!