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Reading Comprehension: Summarizing - Distance Learning Ready!

Grade Levels
2nd - 6th
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  • Google Apps™
22 pages
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  1. Purchasing this Reading Comprehension is like getting two Reading Comprehension resources for free!!These resources are appropriate for grades 2-6. GOOGLE CLASSROOM DIGITAL VERSION AVAILABLE!The graphic organizers are now in both a digital and printable version! There are 12 Reading Comprehension re
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Reading Comprehension Literacy Center, Reading Comprehension, Summarize

This Reading Comprehension resource includes practice work for practicing summarizing any text. It includes the following detailed practice:

  1. Beginning, Middle, End
  2. Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then
  3. Summarize Character Actions
  4. Summarize Character Traits
  5. Summarize Settings
  6. Summarize Problems and Solutions
  7. Summarize Nonfiction
  8. Summarize and Relating Ideas
  9. Summarize Theme
  10. Summarize your Opinions
  11. Paraphrasing
  12. Quoting
  13. Summarize Key Words
  14. Summarize Moral Lessons
  15. Summarize Personal Connections
  16. Summarize Text Connections
  17. Summarize the Author’s Purpose
  18. Summary Thinking Map One
  19. Summary Thinking Map Two
  20. Summary Thinking Map Three

These pages are great to practice writing summaries.


The graphic organizers are now available in a digital version!

This resource is appropriate for grades 2-6.

The printable pages in this resource can be used in several ways, including:

  • As daily morning work to review comprehension skills
  • During guided reading small groups
  • During independent reading time or centers
  • To work with partners and small groups
  • As an assessment for teachers to monitor students’ reading abilities
  • As homework review sheets
  • As a quick and fun 10 minute time filler.
  • As ‘when you’re finished’ additional work for students
  • To use with substitute teachers


To see Literacy Center Reading Comprehension Work in one Money-Saving Bundle click the link below!


  1. Analyzing
  2. Background Knowledge
  3. Cause and Effect
  4. Compare and Contrast
  5. Judging
  6. Making Connections
  7. Metacognition
  8. Predicting
  9. Questioning
  10. Summarizing
  11. Synthesizing

Copyright © 2016 Jen Bengel

All rights reserved by author.

Permission to copy for single classroom use only.

Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.

Not for public display.


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Total Pages
22 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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