Oh, Rats! Main Idea, Details, and Paragraph Writing

Oh, Rats! Main Idea, Details, and Paragraph Writing
Oh, Rats! Main Idea, Details, and Paragraph Writing
Oh, Rats! Main Idea, Details, and Paragraph Writing
Oh, Rats! Main Idea, Details, and Paragraph Writing
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2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Students often struggle with the concepts of main idea and supporting details. This activity provides 4 main ideas and 3 related details for each main idea. Students determine which 3 details support each main idea/subtopic.
Includes extension activities: One activity asks students to write a paragraph using a main idea and its 3 details. Further extension can be provided by involving the students in writing a paragraph for each of the 4 subtopics and then combining them for an essay on rats. A third task requires the students to do further reading/research to develop an additional paragraph about rats.

Included:
Cover Page
Student Directions
Teacher Notes
4 Oh, Rats mats (plates) for sorting details
12 "cheese wedges" labeled with a detail
Answer Key for sorting/matching main idea and details
Recording sheet for main idea/details
Extra blank cheese wedges to record research/additional facts
Writing template for paragraphs/essays

Graphics & Fonts ┬ęDianne J. Hook www.djinkers.com
License # 0313182445


Oh, Rats is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Total Pages
13
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Oh, Rats! Main Idea, Details, and Paragraph Writing
Oh, Rats! Main Idea, Details, and Paragraph Writing
Oh, Rats! Main Idea, Details, and Paragraph Writing
Oh, Rats! Main Idea, Details, and Paragraph Writing
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