This Common Core reading lesson covers how to summarize informational text. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students identify the central idea and key details of the text and then summarize the text based on a checklist of what to include or not include. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of independent practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.
This lesson is a shockwave file (.swf) that is compatible with all web browsers and operating systems on any PC, Mac, or Chromebook. Answers will pop onto the page with the click of a mouse or presentation remote.
This file is for use until July 1, 2016.
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