Summarize the Text w/ Main Idea

Summarize the Text w/ Main Idea
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This summary writing focuses students on first identifying the main idea of a passage, then building a summary based on that.
First, have students read for 10-15 minutes. I have students read from a chapter book they picked out; you can use whatever text you'd like. Then, signal students to begin the page by writing the main idea of what they just read. They will finish by writing a short summary.
This works great as an early assessment to connect Main Idea and Summarizing, since the two are so related.
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1 page
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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