Summarizing Informational Text

Summarizing Informational Text
Summarizing Informational Text
Summarizing Informational Text
Summarizing Informational Text
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Do your kiddos need some extra help writing summaries? I've been using this activity for a while, now, and am encouraged by the results.

A summarizing activity designed to focus students on what a good summary needs:

Help your students write a topic sentence for a summary
Determine the central idea of an informational text
Read with purpose to locate important ideas in the text
Connect author’s purpose with the central idea
Write an objective summary

Included in this activity:
Student handout and discussion page
Informational text article
Student worksheet to record info and write summary
Rubric for student/peer check or teacher check
Response Example
Blank set of worksheet set to use with any informative text

Total Pages
10
Answer Key
Included with Rubric
Teaching Duration
2 hours

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Summarizing Informational Text
Summarizing Informational Text
Summarizing Informational Text
Summarizing Informational Text