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If your students like cookies, they will have fun learning to identify and write about topics, main ideas and supporting details with a cookie and winter theme!
This packet includes:
page 3: a visual aid or analogy for explaining the topic, main idea and supporting details.
Pages 4-6 contain 12 cookie jar topics. Match them to the cookies (main ideas) on pages 7 & 8 OR give students just the topic card and ask them to come up with their OWN main idea.
Page 9 : 9 images that represent supporting details (make additional copies of this page, then shuffle cards and stack them in a pile). Ask students to provide 3-4 supporting details for each cookie jar/cookie match. The first to collect all 9 ingredients is the winner!
Page 10 contains blank jars/cookies to create your own topics and/or main ideas (feel free to make extra copies)
Page 11 can be used to organize the topic, main idea and supporting details. Use this information to write out a complete paragraph with the page provided (page 12).
Pages 13-16: real life photos that include a topic statement. Students are required to create a main Idea and supporting details to accompany each picture cue.
Pages 17-20: Four original winter themed paragraphs. Students must identify and paraphrase the main idea of the story and pick out two supporting details to write in the spaces provided. A box is
also provided for drawing a picture of what is happening in the paragraph.
Page 21: Speechsnacks collectible recipe card for a healthy cookie.