This is an exciting activity for fourth graders to learn the relationship between an main text and a supporting text. One use is a creative project. Another use is for students to learn how to create through using their comprehension of understanding a text they have read.
Standard: ELAGSE4RF4: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
a. Ask questions to understand main topics student chose or read to and further discus the supporting details written on the scoops.
b.Provide students with project materials.
c. Have students share their completed projects.
d. Ask questions to determine why the scoop (supporting details) where placed on top of their cone (main idea).