Summarizing Mini-Unit - Reading Comprehension Skills - 3-Day Unit

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Summarizing Mini-Unit: Teaching students how to summarize can be a daunting task. Often, it’s one of the hardest reading strategies for students to grasp. That’s where this mini-unit comes in.

This summarizing unit is also included in this Reading Comprehension Skills - 3 Mini-Units Bundle which includes Compare & Contrast, Summarizing, and Point of View mini-units.

This 3-day summarizing mini-unit encourages modeling, hands-on activities, and lots of summarizing practice. Through creative activities like a 6-word summary, 60-second fairy tale sketches, and sum it up illustrations students become actively involved in their learning. Students learn how to take larger selections of text and reduce them to their key ideas through direct instruction and ample opportunities to practice the skill of summarizing with 6 original passages. This mini-unit not only engages students in their learning, but also helps them truly develop this critical reading comprehension skill.

This detailed Summarizing Mini-Unit includes:
• 3 Detailed Daily Lesson Plans
• Movie Summary in 24 - 12 - 6 Words
• 60-Second Fairy Tale Topics
• 60-Second Fairy Tale Planning Page
• Fairy Tale Character Name Tags
• Sum it Up - Illustration Activity
• Guided Notes on Summarizing
• 3 Short Practice Passages
• Characteristics of a Good Summary Web
• Writing a Summary - Eliminating the Unnecessary Activity
• Reading Passage with Multiple-Choice and Short Answer Questions
• Fiction Passage
• Summarizing Star Graphic Organizer
• Summarize with a Title Worksheet
• All Keys for student work and instruction

FYI: This unit is included in BUNDLES. You can check them out here:

--- Reading Comprehension Skills - 3 Mini-Units Bundle - Compare & Contrast, Summarizing, and Point of View

--- Reading Comprehension Skills - ULTIMATE BUNDLE - 12 Mini-Units!

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3 Days

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Summarizing Mini-Unit - Reading Comprehension Skills - 3-Day Unit
Summarizing Mini-Unit - Reading Comprehension Skills - 3-Day Unit
Summarizing Mini-Unit - Reading Comprehension Skills - 3-Day Unit
Summarizing Mini-Unit - Reading Comprehension Skills - 3-Day Unit