Give your students a hands-on tools to teach main idea with supporting details. The table is to be used to give the students a visual of main idea as the most important piece (the table top) and the supporting details as the structure that supports the main idea. With weak supporting details, you have a weak table. Enjoy!
A possible lesson/key is included.
To make the table: cut along the bold lines, then fold along the dotted lines. Glue tabs.