I agree, this sentence is a good example.
Remember to explain:
First, you started eating.
Then, the door bell rang.
Then, you finished eating.
This shows "eating" is continuous, and the doorbell rang in the middle of "eating".
I have some speaking activities for using the past continuous but they are for intermediate level and up.
All the best,
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