Detailed guide to summarizing nonfiction text. Includes an original text on teen smoking (both highlighted/underlined and non-highlighted versions); a step-by-step guide to summarizing it with examples from the original text; and the final summary paragraph based on the guide. Writing paragaphs is a great learning tool! May also be appropriate for 5th grade or upper high school.
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