Summarizing Fiction Using "Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then" Format. Using the "SWBST" strategy in this format has GREATLY improved my kiddoes summaries of fiction books. I enlarge this chart and we practice together multiple times using read alouds. Then, when they are ready, I shrink this page down for them to use in their composition book Reader's Notebooks.
Open up the document and project it onto your Smart board.
Hang a piece of chart paper over the board and adjust the sizingof the document on your computer to project the document onto the chart paper