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Free Downloads: FREE Summarizing Strategy Posters and Graphic Organizers

If you need strategies to give to your kids about how to summarize, this product will really help you and your students. This product includes strategies for both narrative and expository text.

Definition of summary

Expository strategies: Topic and closing sentence,Short Summary, Write about main ideas, Leave out small details, Key words, Leave out repeated words, Use synonyms to restate important points

Sequence the sentences in order, Use own words to summarize events, Leave out opinion

Somebody...Who is the main character?
In...Where did the story take place?
Wanted...What did the character want?
But...What was the problem in the story?
Because... Why did the problem arise?
So...How was the problem resolved?
Then...What was the resolution in the story?

2 graphic organizers. 1 for Expository and 1 for Narrative

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