Add some fun to reading comprehension by using the "SPIN A QUESTION" wheel! Students spin the wheel, answer the question about their reading selection and then mark it on their checklist. The story elements main idea, favorite part, problem/solution, characters, setting, and story beginning/middle/end are all included in the questions.
COMMON CORE ALIGNMENT:
RI.K.3 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
RI.1.3 Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
RI.1.2 Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
RI.2.2 Identify the main topic of a multi paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
RI.2.5 Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
RI.3.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
RI.3.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.