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Nonfiction - Central Idea and Writing Summaries {FREE}
Under the Common Core Standards, students must be able to identify a main idea in their reading as early as grade 2. The concept of finding a main or central idea and being able to provide an objective summary of a text continues to be found in each grade, up to grade 12. These easy-to-use graphic o
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Main Idea Writing a Summary: Common Core Informative/Explanatory Writing
Writing a Summary: Common Core Informative/Explanatory Writing Activities - NO PREP - Just print and go! This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE. Summarizing is a life-long skill. Our students will enter the real world soon and will find themselves having to
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Writing a Summary Common Core PPT + Worksheet Bundle - Camping Theme
Writing a Summary Common Core PPT + Worksheet Bundle - Camping Theme In creating this writing a summary unit, one of my goals was to present the topic in a way that wouldn't overwhelm the learner. This summarizing unit contains a 21 page PowerPoint presentation + 12 printable worksheets - som
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Labeling Writing with a Summary Sentence
This packet, focusing on critical thinking and summarizing information, teaches writing skills with the Four Square method, which has been proven to work in classrooms just like yours. The Four Square method can be used with all forms of writing and will fit any reading or language arts program. Thi
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Nonfiction Passages to Practice Writing Summaries
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: This resource contains 5 worksheets. Each worksheet contains a nonfiction passage, followed by the directions "Write a 3-4 sentence summary in the space below." Answer keys are included, along with the graphic organizer that I use with some of my students who need addi

Also included in: Summarizing Nonfiction: A Bundle of Activities!

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Lesson Pack for RI.5.2 (Main Idea and Writing Summaries)
This product contains several resources to help you teach, review, and assess CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.2. RI.5.2 says students should, "Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text." This product contains the following resources:

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Graphic Organizers for Writing Summaries
Take the stress out of teaching your students how to write summaries! This is a set of graphic organizers used for writing summaries with the "Somebody - Wanted - But - So" technique. This technique can be used for literary summaries and historical figures. I've included an assortment of graphic o
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Writing Summary of a Non-Fiction Text (Paragraph Frame for ELLs)
This document contains a graphic organizer and two versions of paragraph writing frame for helping ELL students write a summary of a non-fiction text. I use the longer paragraph-writing frame (it prompts students to add examples) with higher level English language proficiency students and the shorte
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Writing a Summary With Main Idea and Important Details - Organizers and Rubric
*Please be aware that my literature packs include this item. If you already have a literature pack, you will not need to purchase this item separately. These organizers will help your students to write well organized summaries of a book or chapter of a book. Well-detailed directions will explain ho
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Novel Log Printables: Writing Summaries & Reflections; Vocabulary
For Independent Novels or Class Novels!! Perfect reading log for students to use as they read their novels. The packet is a 13 page PDF packet containing 11 student printables great for assigning students independent novels to read outside of class or during independent reading time. It consists
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Write a Summary
Here are 5 handouts to practice writing summaries with your students. Do not purchase if you bought my "Anthony Reynoso: Born to Rope" unit, since these handouts are already included. For personal classroom use only. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivat
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Writing Summary Topic Sentences
Writing Summary Topic Sentences Students will practice writing summaries with a focus on topic sentences. Summary topic sentences are made up of identifying the item (story/article), a summary verb, and finishing your thought. Included: *Examples *A list of summary verbs *Practice based on four
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Summarizing PowerPoint - How to Write a Summary
Modeling is a powerful tool! Two versions of the Summarizing PowerPoint provide modeling and guided practice in summarizing literature. Using story elements, kids learn to write effective summaries.The first presentation uses "somebody-wanted-but-then-so" to introduce early learners to the summary p

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English: Writing A Summary Grades 6 - 12
English: Writing A Summary Grades 6 - 12 When you read an article or piece of writing it is helpful if your students can write a summary. This package provides all the necessary teaching tools to do this. It includes: 1. Writing A Summary 2. Steps To Writing A Summary 3. Summary Graphic Organizer 4
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Writing Summaries: Goldilocks and the Three Summaries
Goldilocks writes a summary that is too long, too short, and one that is just right. This is an informative packet that explains how to write a summary. Be sure to check out the Power Point presentation of this on TpT.
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Writing a Summary with Rubric  - Objective Summary
Includes a Writing a Summary Handout on how to write an objective summary based on common core standards with a writing assignment to write an objective summary of a newspaper article. Includes graphic organizer and rubric for evaluation. This is good practice for students who now have to write summ
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How to Write A Summary-PowerPoint Lesson
Summarizing is part of our everyday life, but many students struggle with writing a summary. Teach your students how to write a summary with this concise PowerPoint. Includes detailed teacher notes for how to engage your student in the PPT by connecting summary-writing to everyday life. What's in
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Reading Log with space for writing a summary
I created this for my students to use during a reading center a few years ago--a way to hold them accountable for their reading. There are 2 versions--one with a space to check off an AR test and one without. This reading log could be used in class, during Daily 5 Read-to-Self, or as a take home l
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FREE WRITING LESSON: Writing A Summary
Summary writing is a vital skill, which any English Language Arts student should acquire; learning to summarize will help them learn to analyze what they read, write concisely and paraphrase. This lesson will work well as part of a larger writing unit, or when studying writing. However, it would a

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Writing Summary of a Fiction Text (Paragraph Frame)
This is a paragraph frame for helping students write a summary of a fiction text. I have used it with my ESL students, and students with different language level proficiency were able to write good summaries. Special education teachers at my school have shared with me how helpful this frame has been
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How to Write a Summary Slide Show
This 20-slide PowerPoint teaches students how to write both fiction and nonfiction summaries, and gives them practice summarizing short passages. Uses the SWBST trick for fiction.
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Writing Summaries: A Power Point Presentation:Goldilocks and the Three Summaries
Goldilocks writes a summary that is too long, a summary that is too short, and a summary that is just right! Check out the hard copy of this: Writing Summaries: Goldilocks and the three summaries
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Writing Summaries: Posters & Sentence Starters for ELLs & Beginning Writers
Give your students support in writing summaries of fiction and non-fiction texts! The organizational frameworks show what kind of information should be included when writing a summary. The sentence starters offer a variety of writing prompts that your students can use to write summaries. Two 8.5"

Also included in: Writing Paragraphs, Summaries, Organizing Writing Into Outlines & Essays BUNDLE

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Writing Summaries Craftivity
Writing Summaries Craftivity is a great hands on, creative way for your students to work on their summarizing skills. Included in this activity are 5 different non-fiction reading passages, anchor charts for using MIWs (Most Important Words) and for writing summaries, and a fun and easy craftivity f
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