The common core calls for students to write objective summaries. This resource pack includes a student handout with steps for writing an objective summary, a multiple-choice quiz, and a constructed response, where students write an objective summary (includes rubric)
The task and quiz use articles (links provided), however the task could easily be adapted for any non-fiction text, making this a flexible resource.
If you're looking for more practice with objective summaries, you might like my in my Objective Summary Growing Bundle.
Thanks to HardPlayed for the pencil image featured on the cover.