Let's retell the story of The Three Little Pigs. We'll use a hand as our guide to help us remember all the steps. First is the thumb. What was the MAIN IDEA of the story?
The Main Idea
Next come the pointer, middle, and ring fingers. These are THREE DETAILS from the story. They should all relate to the main idea!
Finally, for the pinkie finger, give one final thought. Tell HOW THE STORY ENDS.
How Does the Story End?