Prepare your students for Common Core assessments, like PARCC and TNReady, with this product! This activity makes a perfect independent or small group center for students to practice summarizing literature. Students will read four short passages and select the best summary. Then, the students will read a drama and summary different scenes and the entire play. The first activity is hands-on and can be completed independently or within a small group. The second activity is designed as an independent practice page or assessment.
This product includes the following materials:
Page 1 - A cover sheet to glue to the front of your center folder
Page 2 - Photos of a sample center
Page 3 - An overview of how to write a summary using somebody, wanted, but, so then and student instructions
Page 4 - Summarizing Sorting Mat
Page 5 - Sorting cards to be cut apart for student use
Page 6 - An answer key for the summarizing sorting mat
Page 7-8 - An independent practice worksheet where students read a drama and summarize different parts of the play
Page 9 - An answer key for the independent practice worksheet
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