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Summarizing Task Cards: Informational Text Short Passages
Each of these 24 Task Cards features a short, nonfiction paragraph. Students are challenged to summarize the paragraph in just twelve words or less. By presenting only one paragraph at a time, the often overwhelming task of summarizing becomes much more manageable. In addition, the word count limit

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Summarizing Paraphrasing Quoting Task Cards
16 half-page informational text task cards with three prompts on each card to help your students practice summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting nonfiction texts! Have you students complete all three prompts to learn and easily see the difference between the three concepts, or have them complete on

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Reading Comprehension Passages & Questions {Theme, Main Idea, Summarizing}
This Reading Skills Games Bundle II contains seven different board games to help students practice main idea, theme, drawing conclusions, summarizing non-fiction, summarizing fiction, quoting, and paraphrasing. Students will have a blast as they practice these key reading skills in a fun and engagi
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Summarizing Nonfiction: A Bundle of Activities!
This bundle contains 4 resources that will help you teach students how to write a summary about a nonfiction text. To begin your instruction of how to write a nonfiction text summary, you will present the 40-slide PowerPoint. It follows the following format: Slides 1-5: Introduction & Key #1
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Summarizing Fiction: A Bundle of Activities
Summarizing Fiction Bundle of Activities: This bundle of four products uses the ice cream sundae analogy to teach students how to summarize fiction. Students are taught that a good summary should include: -characters & settings (banana halves) -beginning (scoop of ice cream ) -problem (toppin
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Reading Strategies Task Cards - FREE! Inference, Summarizing, Author's Purpose +
Use this set of 24 free reading strategy task cards to help your students practice these important skills. Students can answer on notebook paper and use the included recording sheet to keep track of the cards they have completed. Another option is to use these orally in small groups. A suggested ans
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Let's Summarize!  Craftivity, Posters & Printables for SWBST
Let's Summarize is a *great* pack for teaching students all about SWBST-- Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then! Your kiddos will master the art of summarizing using the helpful color code and included activities... and they'll have so much fun while they learn!! Included: *Craftivity- patterns, pics, d
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Summarizing Nonfiction Text - Includes Passages to Summarize Informational Text
This resource contains nonfiction reading passages and activities to help students build a better understanding of what makes a good summary when summarizing informational text. The activities build on each other to help you scaffold and differentiate as necessary. Many summary examples are provid
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Paraphrasing, Quoting, and Summarizing
Paraphrase, Quote, Summarize: Teach your students how to paraphrase, quote, and summarize text with this mini-unit. Your students will learn the differences between paraphrasing, quoting, and summarizing, and when to use each one in their writing. There are two different files in the zipped downloa

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Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions - Summarizing - Differentiated
Summarizing Differentiated Reading Passages and Questions for Reading ComprehensionPerfect for grades 3 – 6 The goal of this resource is to help students sharpen their ability to summarize. It provides students with a practical process that initially guides them to relevant information from the tex

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Summarizing Activities Unit / Lessons - Reading Passages for Fiction, Nonfiction
This resource combines 2 summarizing resources - Summarizing Nonfiction and Summarizing Fiction. These lessons and activities make a great summarizing unit. You save 20% when you buy the bundle. Included in this Summarizing Bundle: Summarizing Nonfiction This resource contains nonfiction read
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Civil Rights Movement / Finding Main Ideas & Details w/ Summarizing
Black History Month - Civil Rights Movement Stories / Martin Luther King Jr. Unit that integrates the ELA literacy skills of Summarizing, Finding Main Idea and Details. 7 Reading Passages that are engaging for upper elementary and middle school. This unit provides the teacher with lesson plans, pa
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Summary Task Cards - Summarizing Task Cards
Summary Task Cards include a set of 24 short stories with multiple choice answers. Set also includes answer key and student recording document. These task cards are great for your learning centers. You can also view my 2nd set of Summary Task Cards by clicking the link below: https://www.teacher
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Summarizing Fiction Text / Stories - With Reading Passages and Practice Pages
This resource contains fiction reading passages and activities to help students build a better understanding of what makes a good summary and to help them summarize stories. The activities build on each other to help you scaffold and differentiate as necessary. Save 20% when you buy this as par
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Summarizing Reading Passages, Worksheets, and Summary Graphic Organizers
Teaching students how to summarize can be a daunting task. Often, it’s one of the hardest reading strategies for students to grasp. That’s where this mini-unit comes in. Filled with summarizing reading passages, worksheets, and graphic organizers, this unit is a great way to teach students how to

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Paraphrasing and Summarizing Lessons for Nonfiction Reading
This unit includes PowerPoints, activities, and texts to help you teach focused lessons for summarizing success. These activities complement the research-based strategies discussed in my book, "Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Retelling." Students will begin by practicing paraphrasing in a whole clas
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Main Idea and Summarizing in COLOR
Learning how to find the main idea can be hard and learning to summarizing can be down right daunting to kids! This packet has students use a color coding technique to identify the main idea and then learn to construct summaries! There are 10 non-fiction passages on the following topics: - The Hum
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Somebody Wanted But So Then - Summarizing Worksheet
Are your students working on summarizing? Use these graphic organizers to record student thinking while reading. This file includes two graphic organizers for summarizing that follow the format: Somebody Wanted But So Then There are pages with and without lines for different age groups. If y
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Summarizing Printables
Summarizing Printables Summarizing is a difficult skill for students! Make it fun, easy, and interactive with this WEEK long set of activities! This packet includes 4 separate activities for students to practice identifying summary parts and eventually being able to successfully write their own s
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Nonfiction Summarizing Worksheets (no prep)
Encourage your students to dig deep and practice verbally expressing and writing summaries using nonfiction texts with this print-and-go pack! The Lexile levels used span 760-1120, and the reading levels span S-Z. *************************************************************************** What
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Summarizing Cards and Writing
My students are doing so well with summarizing using Somebody Wanted But So Finally (SWBSF). I use these cards in their centers, or display them on the board during our summarizing activities.
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BUNDLE~ READING READY 3rd Grade Task Cards: Sequencing & Summarizing Main Events
#testprepsale **SAVE 20% WHEN YOU PURCHASE THIS BUNDLE (includes both our Basic & Advanced READING READY Sequencing & Summarizing Main Events Task Cards sets)!** *************************************************************************** Customers who used our 3rd grade STAAR WARS Reading Ta
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Summarizing Made Easy!
Summary and Retell Activities! Help your students master summarizing with this collection of tools, tips, graphic organizers, and booklets. This set includes summary anchor charts, read aloud recommendations, and everything you need to teach summary! Who is This For? 2nd - 5th Grade Students Tea
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Reading Comprehension BUNDLE Close Reading, Annotating, Summarizing (SWBST)
My power packs are comprised of two complete teaching packs on related skills. They are paired to give you the most complete set of materials you will need to teach the skills with easy prep, ready to use, and engaging lessons. Each of my ELA skills "How to Teach It" Lesson Packs includes a teache
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Summarizing Craftivity
Do you want to add a little "flavor" to your summarizing unit? This is an engaging activity where your students read an original short story. (The events of this story actually happened, might I add!) After they have finished reading, students identify the characters, setting, beginning/problem, mi

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Summarizing Activity: Summarize Nonfiction Reading Game
This Summarizing (Non-Fiction) Board Game contains 30 game cards and a game board to help students practice summarizing informational text. Each card contains a short non-fiction paragraph followed by the question, "Which of the following best summarizes the passage?". Students have to select the

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Summarizing Activities and Task Cards
Help your students write the perfect summary as they read with these summarizing printables. Anchor chart posters and student reference sheet are informative resources for young readers both during the unit and throughout the school year. With a variety of graphic organizers, question stems, task ca

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Interactive Summary for Grades 3-6: Teach Summarizing all year with this guide!
Summarizing can be one of the most difficult reading skills for intermediate students to master. The skills taught in this download will help students master the art of summarizing through teacher-led, interactive lessons. Also included are examples of how to use summarizing as a starting off po
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Summarizing Lesson, Complete Teaching Pack, Reading Comprehension, SWBST
Summarizing is one of the most important skills for reading comprehension. Use this teaching pack for fiction, nonfiction, and even poetry! Whether students are taking the ACT, EOC, or reading stimuli for state writing tests, they must be able to fully understand and summarize the text. This parti

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Summarizing Activity: Summarize Fiction Reading Game
This Summarizing (Fiction) Board Game contains 30 game cards and a game board to help students practice summarizing short fiction passages. Each card contains a short story followed by the question, "Which is the best summary of the story?". Students have to select the correct answer from four pos

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Summarizing Task Cards for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa - Free
Happy Holidays! I made this set free as a little Holiday gift for you. I hope you and your students enjoy them! This set of summarizing task cards includes ten cards for Christmas, five for Hanukkah, and five for Kwanzaa. The cards are about cultural traditions and practices so they will work in a
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Summarizing Activities BUNDLE, wh Questions Worksheets & Task Cards
In this summarizing bundle, you will receive 3 sets task cards and worksheets (with the same passages) for students to practice summarizing fiction passages for who, what, when, why, where and how. Student response forms and answer keys are also provided. This packet also works well for ESL, spe
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Summarizing Non Fiction Texts Unit
This unit will help your students to summarize non fiction articles using the GIST strategy. This is a six week series of lessons helps students to focus on writing a non fiction summary. Help student to understand how to pull the main idea and key facts while researching. A great cross curricu
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Reading STAAR Prep Summarizing
Summarizing is one of the hardest reading skills and most heavily weighted on the reading STAAR test. Help your students prepare with this growing mega-bundle with over 107 pages of resources! Wording is directly aligned with STAAR Reading Test. Great for stations, group practice, small group, warm-
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Reading Comp. Skills - Mini-Unit Bundle - Compare/Contrast, Summarizing, POV
Save with this bundle of reading comprehension mini-units! Or...save even more with the ULTIMATE BUNDLE (12 Mini-Units)... Reading Comprehension Skills - ULTIMATE BUNDLE - 12 Mini-Units! Making Inferences, Finding the Main Idea, Predicting, Context Clues, Sequencing, Cause and Effect, Drawing Conc
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Summarizing Nonfiction Texts and Informational Texts Scaffolded Mini Unit
So your students are reading nonfiction articles and informational texts, but can they summarize them? My students, especially my struggling ninth graders, have always been at a loss for what to include. I created this mini unit to scaffold their understanding. This product, newly improved, contain
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