Let's Summarize! 2nd and 3rd Grade

Let's Summarize!  2nd and 3rd Grade
Let's Summarize!  2nd and 3rd Grade
Let's Summarize!  2nd and 3rd Grade
Let's Summarize!  2nd and 3rd Grade
Let's Summarize!  2nd and 3rd Grade
Let's Summarize!  2nd and 3rd Grade
Let's Summarize!  2nd and 3rd Grade
Let's Summarize!  2nd and 3rd Grade
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Finding the important ideas in a story is often a challenging task for primary students. This unit is a beginning look at summarizing. Although students will visit summarizing in the upper grades, I find that it helps my 2nd and 3rd graders determine what is important in a text. It helps them focus on the main idea and it helps them remember what they read.

In this unit, students practice retelling a story, focusing on the important ideas. They practice using their own words.

Students practice identifying the important information and retelling the key ideas in the beginning, middle and end. They re-write sentences to help them learn to write in their own words. In a few short informational passages, they practice crossing out information that is not important. One activity asks them to choose the best summary of each story and of an informational text.

Finally, they write a brief summary of a short story and a short informational text on writing frames that include HINTS.

This unit is meant to supplement your regular classroom curriculum. It might be helpful in guided reading groups in upper grades.

There is a two page assessment.

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