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After students read a fiction passage, they will write a short summary using the Somebody Wanted But So Then strategy.
This PowerPoint will help you teach your students how to write a summary writing the "Somebody Wanted But So Then" summarizing strategy. It includes FIVE practice opportunities, including two classic stories (Three Billy Goats Gruff and The Emperor's New Clothes) as well as three original short stories.
Slides 1-4- Introduction to the SWBST strategy
Slides 5-15- Identifying parts of a SWBST summary
Slides 16-22- Instruction slides using Three Billy Goats Gruff
Slides 23-28- Practice passage #1
Slides 29-33- Using transition words in your summary
Slides 34-38- Practice passage #2
Slides 39-46- Discussion of how to proceed when the SWBST strategy "falls short" (The Emperor's New Clothes)
Slides 47-53- Practice passage #3
***A 6-page PowerPoint "Companion" is also included in this file. This allows students to follow along and record answers on this handout as you progress through the PowerPoint!***
Also, be sure to check out the PREVIEW where you will see many of the slides that appear in the complete PowerPoint!
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By Deb Hanson
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