ON THE MENU: MAIN IDEA HAMBURGER
Use this activity to assess student understanding of main idea and supporting details. Use with any book, any grade level.
Students are challenged to not only determine a main idea with supporting details, but to think more critically, as to why the main idea is important.
This resource includes 6 components of the main idea hamburger.
-State the main idea for a story
-Provide supporting details (differentiate by requiring less or more, up to 4)
-Explain why the main idea is important
Included in your download is a bonus "menu" template. Add the "menu" to students' completed hamburger and you've got an attractive classroom display to show what your students know!
Menu also includes a reference to chefs; use this opportunity for real-world application and discuss this career path with students.
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