Try out this Common Core-Learning Strategy with your students. This graphic organizer is a quick and easy way to summarize a story. The Somebody-Wanted-But-So Graphic Organizer is a great scaffolding technique for guiding students to give a summary fictional text. If your students working on summarizing, use these graphic organizers to record student thinking while reading.
This file includes two graphic organizers for summarizing that follow the format:
Somebody Wanted But So Then Foldable (Interactive)