This activity includes:
20 short reading excerpts and passages--10 informational, 10 narrative.
Twelve Word Summary Chart to go with the task card passages
An answer key that highlights key words within each of the 20 passages
Fits with multiple grade level Common Core Summarizing Standards!
The activity asks students to identify key words from the passage and then form a concise twelve word summary of the passage.
The activity can be used in a variety of formats--great for centers! great for stations! Can be used as group work, partner work, or as take home independent practice.