A Reading Strategies Lesson: Finding Details and Writing Summaries
Blog post on Upper Elementary Snapshots about Finding Details and Writing Summaries. She uses a non-fiction text for this lesson. There are examples, anchor charts, and a product (someone else's) advertised. There is also a link to a free article. Focused on fourth grade.
Summary intro activity. Great to integrate into science and social studies.
Nonfiction Graphic Organizer
Nonfiction Graphic Organizer for ANY Article or Nonfiction PassageThis graphic organizer will help your students to think critically about any nonfiction article or passage you've read.Students will find facts, opinions, express their own opinion, main id
week 3- summarize This handout asks students five questions, then asks them to write a summary using the five answers.
An Apple For The Teacher: Roll and Retell - Building Summarizing, Communication, and Writing Skills
Using this in class to teach summary - except I'll make sure to write "What makeS a good summary?" LOL
Eclectic Educating: Nonfiction Summary
This is a good way to help students see the main idea of a nonfiction piece. It also helps them summarize a story so they can use this paper to reference the work later without searching the entire document again. Finally, it is a good way to show them that all good work has main points that are supported by details.
YoungTeacherLove: Reading and Summarizing Nonfiction: Coding the Text! An awesome strategy to help your kids break down nonfiction.
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Summary Graphic Organizer. Make 5 columns with the headings Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then
Summarizing/ could use to sum up an art lesson. A quick exit quiz for checking retention of info
Great anchor chart for Summarizing. This 4th grade teacher has a ton of good ideas!