Help your students write a concise summary about what they are reading with the Literature Circles: 25-Word Abstract.
Page 1 includes directions to the teacher that explain how the 25-Word Abstract works. Page 2 includes a half-page reminder sheet to students about which words do count and which words dont count in their 25-Word Abstract. Included is a short list of 70 common prepositions in chart form. This half-page reminder sheet is doubled onto one sheet so that all you have to do is copy it and cut it in half before passing out. Page 3 includes the 25-Word Abstract Template that students use on which to write their summaries.
This document is also available in the Literature Circles: Information and Set-Up Materials All-in-One DEAL and in the Literature Circles: Curriculum Materials MEGA Unit All-in-One DEAL.
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