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Summarizing Activities, wh Questions Comprehension, Language Arts BUNDLE
In this reading strategies bundle, you will receive 60 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, spec
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Summarizing Activities
Summarizing Activities for Any Text - Writing a Summary This item is included in my Reading Comprehension Strategy Resource Binder. This 26 page resource contains variou
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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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Summarizing Activity: Summarize Reading Game (Non-Fiction Edition)
Summarizing 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 sel
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Summarizing Activity: Summarize Reading Game (Fiction Edition)
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 ans
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Summarizing Activities Unit / Lessons - Reading Passages for Fiction, Nonfiction
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Summarizing activities Summarizing nonfiction text summary practice Summarizing
Are you looking to enhance your student's summarizing skills while in a reading, writing, or literacy unit? These summarizing worksheets are perfect! This reading strategies packet features reading comprehension passages in which students need to identify, "Who?", "What?", "Where?", "When?", and "Wh
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Summarizing Activities Wh Questions Comprehension Passage and Questions Who What
In this summarizing worksheets packet, you will receive 20 reading comprehension passages in which students need to summarize the wh questions, "Who?" and "What?" You will receive the passages in task cards and worksheets format for ESL, special education and speech therapy. Use what works best for
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Readers' Theater Script and Summarizing Activity: A Field Trip to Remember
Do you want to add a little "flavor" to your summarizing unit? This is an engaging activity where your students work cooperatively to read an original readers' theater script. After they have finished reading, students identify the characters, setting, beginning/problem, middle/events, end/resolu
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Summarizing Activity Pack
This is a great resource to keep in your reading skills arsenal. It contains all you need to help your students learn, practice, and internalize this difficult skill. In this activity pack, you will get - task cards with short summarizing passages - differentiated recording sheets for scaffolding
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Valentine's Day Summarizing Activities Middle & High School Arts Infused
This is a great way to learn and practice summary - for any time of year. This fun, arts-infused summary skills lesson is designed in four parts. It combines the CCSS ELA standards of summarizing, paraphrasing, argument, and support plus Speaking and Listening group work skills - all using the theme
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Summarizing Activities and Worksheets
Summarizing Activities and Printables Summarizing a text, concept, or theme can be a challenge for students young and old! Help you students summarize their learning, show their understanding, and dig deeper with these Quick Prints. ***********************************************
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The History of Halloween Summarizing Activity
This fun summarizing activity includes a short reading about the history of Halloween and a cute, Halloween-themed GIST template to help students find the 5 Ws and then summarize what they read. Aligned with CCSS and WIDA ELD Standards. Originally developed for my 4th grade ESOL students, but gre
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Sum It Up In A Text- Summarizing Activity
Teach your students to summarize the most important information by creating text messages! Use this activity to review wh- questions with your students and how we can use them to extract the most important information. Next, pass out situation cards to pairs, groups or individual students to have t
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Mystic Horse Vocabulary, Spelling & Summarizing Activities
This packet works great with Unit 3 Week 5 of Treasures: Mystic Horse Spelling Word Sort: Plurals -s, -ies, -es Vocabulary Foldable Templates Graphic Organizer for summarizing Vocabulary Activities Matching Vocab. Cards Vocab. Cards with picture clues. Vocabulary Printable Foldable Summarizing Book
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Exit Tickets--Summarization Activity
These "Exit Tickets" can be used at the end of a lesson to quickly assess student understanding of the lesson. I use this as a quick two minute closure sometimes and it does wonders in helping drive my instruction for the next day's lesson! The kids simply fill out a card (each card has a differen
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Summarizing activities
This is a collection of graphic organizers which focus on the skill of summarizing. They are designed to work with fiction and non fiction and are flexible enough to work with any lesson or content area.
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Summarizing Activities & Graphic Organizers with Steps Checklist, Middle & High
This is a growing bundle! This cross-curricular literacy packet will help you teach - and students to learn - the summarization process. The key is repeated practice of summarizing skills using multiple strategies for differentiation, interest, and reinforcement. Students will beg
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Summarizing Activities:  Creating a Graphic Novel
Build on your students’ love of graphic novels by allowing them to create summaries using graphic novel pages! Students practice determining the important elements of the plot, and then create visual summaries using a graphic novel style format. This resource includes:
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Adams' Presidency - PowerPoint, Aligned Guided Notes, and Summarizing Activity
The following lesson contains a PowerPoint presentation, guided notes graphic organizer, and a cause-and-effect activity related to the tumultuous presidency of John Adams. Materials included: -Presidency of John Adams PowerPoint -Adams’ Foreign and Domestic Policy Issues guided notes graphic organ
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A Plump and Perky Turkey Lesson Plan on Summarizing and Activities
Are you looking for great printables to support the fun story A Plump and Perky Turkey by Teresa Bateman? I have you covered with a lesson plan teaching students about summarization, vocabulary, self to text connections and graphic organizers. It is full of "EXTRAS" too! Check it out! ***********
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Summarizing Activity
This is a great activity to encourage readers of many ages to read. Students can draw and use text to summarize what they read. Using an activity like this is fun and gives students a purpose to read. This is also a great example of an authentic assessment since a rubric is provided as well to he
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Creative Summarizing Activities
This product contains three creative activities for summarizing reading passages: Page 1: Directions Page 2: Twitter Summary Page 3: Shrinking Notecards Page 4: Notecard Retelling
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Help, Chiron!  A fun summarizing activity for The Lightning Thief
Chiron tells us that cell phones attract monsters, but the characters on the quest are really struggling, and are willing to take the risk! Students compose text messages (140 characters or less) to explain to Chiron what has happened to them so far (summarize) and ask him for some help! This can
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Instagram Summarizing Activity
Engage your students through their love of social media. This Instagram inspired worksheet allows students to work on summarizing skills. The students are asked to draw pictures of four events from the story. The students must write a sentence with hashtags about the picture. Your students are guara
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The Polar Express Sequencing and Summarizing Activity
After reading the book or watching the movie, the students put the 8 events from the story in the correct order to create a summary. The sequence strips can be enlarged for use in a pocket chart to adapt the activity for the younger grades.
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55 American History Figures: handouts & PPT for intro or summarizing activity
***8th Grade U.S. History Version ***Google Classroom Compatible – these Microsoft Word documents can also be saved as Google Docs and used in Google or other digital classrooms ***Google Classroom Compatible – these Microsoft PowerPoint files can also be saved as Google Slides and used in Google
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55 Figures from World History: handouts & PPT for intro or summarizing activity
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321 STOP AND JOT-SUMMARIZATION ACTIVITY
This activity can be utilized with any piece of literature to summarize information and story content. As students read, they would profit from stopping and writing (jotting) down information monitor comprehension and recall of ideas. Orally sharing the information with classmates will further the
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Pharaohs of Egypt - Summarizing Activity
This is intended to be used as a quick summarizing activity after studying the achievements and contributions of pharaohs from Ancient Egypt. Students are to pick 5 pharaohs to write the name, achievements, and draw a picture to remember them by.
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55 Figures from U.S. History: handouts & PPT for intro or summarizing activity
***High School U.S. History Version ***Google Classroom Compatible – these Microsoft Word documents can also be saved as Google Docs and used in Google or other digital classrooms ***Google Classroom Compatible – these Microsoft PowerPoint files can also be saved as Google Slides and used in Googl
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A To Z Review--Summarization Activity
This is a simple A to Z chart but can be so valuable as a way to summarize learning. I use this with my students for a Unit of Study. Periodically throughout the Unit, we will stop, individually write a word (or words) that start with as many letters as we can think of, that have to do with the to
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Plant and Animal Cells Part and Function Label and Summarizing Activity
Reinforce plant and animal part and cell function with this labeling and summarizing activity. Students will use one of two differentiated versions of the worksheet to locate each part of the cell and create a color code to easily identify each part that is listed. On the following page, students wi
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Activating and Summarizing Activities: Defining Motion
ACTIVATING AND SUMMARIZING This collection of activities are engaging and require no prep for the teacher. Use this during your unit on speed, velocity, acceleration, and graphing motion. These activities can be used for both physical science and physics courses. This product in
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Predict & Summarize activities
Included in this packet are: -Instructions and printable to make a predictions foldable -A graphic organizer to summarize what happened in a story {using who-- did what-- when-- where-- why} -Instructions and printable to make a summarization craftivity This can be used with any book you are readi
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Summarizing Activity- SWBST
With this activity students can organize their thoughts using the strategy Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then. Then they can take what they wrote and write their summary paragraph.
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Mr. Peabody's Apples Summarization Activity
This product includes a direction sheet and letter cards for a group activity where students summarize the story, Mrs. Peabody's Apples. They include determining a theme as well. Standards to teach intermediate summarizing with theme and speaking and listening skills are reinforced in this fun col
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Bat Summarizing Activity
*BILINGUAL* Students read a bats fiction book and use the organizer to order the events from the story.
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Summarizing Activities, Wh Questions Comprehension Passages and Questions WHEN
In this summarizing worksheets packet, you will receive 20 reading comprehension passages in which students need to summarize the wh questions, "When?" and "Where?" You will receive the passages in task cards and worksheets format for ESL, special education and speech therapy. Use what works best fo
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Fifth Grade World War I Summarizing Activity
At the end of our last World War I lesson of the unit, I have my students complete this summarizing activity. The activity requires students to choose two of four essential questions to answer in writing. There are two activities per page. So you only need to make half as many copies. This gives me
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Plate Tectonics Diagram and Summarizing Activity
The plate tectonic diagram is a great way to get a glimpse of student knowledge. This could be used as a formative assessment, such as a warm up, or a ticket out the door. This could also be used as a summative assessment on a quiz. This diagram is a great way to review or reinforce the concepts
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54 READING RESPONSE PROMPTS, READING QUESTIONS AND VISUAL SUMMARIZING ACTIVITIES
The following 4 page PDF product is a great tool use for Grade 4 and up to engage them in reading logs, reading responses, summarizing, making connections (self, text, the world) and just writing in general! The prompts and strategies included also help students to develop / strengthen their critic
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Colonial Jamestown Summarization Activities
This document is designed to practice creating one-sentence summaries using nonfiction content from Colonial Jamestown.
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Predict & Summarize Activities {Spanish}
*This is the Spanish version of this product* Included in this packet are: -Instructions and printable to make a predictions foldable -A graphic organizer to summarize what happened in a story {using who-- did what-- when-- where-- why} -Instructions and printable to make a summarization craftivity
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Candy Corn Summarizing Activity
Fun fall summarizing activity..... use in the fall, near Halloween or Thanksgiving. Use with any book. Students will read their book/story and then fill in the beginning, middle, and end on the candy corn pattern. This can be a story you read together as a class or one they are reading individual
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Summarization Activities for Middle School
What happens when you ask your students to summarize? Do they copy down everything they read? Do they completely miss the mark or big ideas? Do they sit and stare into space? Teaching students to summarize is a skill worth taking the time to teach, but it doesn't come without challenge. Use these 8
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Summarizing Activity
The students will design an original book cover for a book they have read. The students will write a summary for the book.
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Close Reading: Summarizing Activities
Part One – 5 to 1: That’s My Top! Directions: Choose 5 words or phrases that express the most important ideas or information from this chapter. These words or phrases can come directly from the text or be words or phrases that were inferred from the text. Part Two – Poetry Pirates! Directions: C
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summarizing activity for Rhetoric PowerPoint I have who has game
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The Girl Who Thought In Pictures Summarizing Activity
After reading "The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin" by Julia Finley Mosca why not introduce this tabbed book activity to your class! The students will need to think and convey their answers in pictures for each page covering the main points of Who, What, Where, When, Ho
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Summary Outline / Summarizing Activity
This is a summarizing outline following the "Somebody. . . Wanted. . . But. . . So. . . Then. . . " method. Students will fill in notes at the top in response to each of those starters an will write then a complete summary based on that outline.
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Think Triangle Summarizing Activity
A Think Triangle can be used to summarize a story (fiction or nonfiction), an article, or an event.
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