Teach your students how to use summarizing as a reading strategy with this fun interactive PowerPoint. This is a great way to get students to learn to pick out important details and condense their retelling of a story.
Mac-friendly version included! (PowerPoint still required)
Overview of Slideshow
• Begins by explaining the importance of summarizing
• Explains the difference between important parts and extra parts with fun examples and interactive portions
• Students practice deciding how to retell example stories so it still makes sense, but leaves out the extra parts.
• Students pick out the important parts and extra parts of familiar stories.
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Note to Buyers: The slides will appear to have overlapping text due to the animations, but when played as a slideshow will look normal. I recommend viewing the slideshow before presenting it to the students to become familiar with the way the buttons and slides are formatted.