Build on your students’ love of graphic novels by allowing them to create summaries using graphic novel pages!
Students practice determining the important elements of the plot, and then create visual summaries using a graphic novel style format.
This resource includes:
⚬ notes for summarizing
⚬ checklist for creating a summary
⚬ sample text for guided practice
⚬ graphic organizers
⚬ additional practice pages for two more summaries of a text you or your students choose
⚬ self assessment
⚬ answer key
⚬ suggestions for teaching
Reasons to love this lesson:
⚬ ready to use! Print front-to-back to make an 11 page booklet
⚬ notes you can use for mini lessons – or student directions for independent work
⚬ built-in text means you can teach right away
⚬ tap into your students’ love of graphic novels
⚬ creative outlet for students
⚬ perfect for differentiation and scaffolding – choose the right texts for your students
⚬ idea sub activity
Be sure to check out the both previews -- including the video preview!
This resource works well with:
⚬ 23 Mini Lessons for Reading Informational Texts
⚬ Literature Circles with any Dystopian Novel
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