Teach your students how to create a concise summary of nonfiction texts that are free from personal judgements or opinions with this simple, easy, step-by-step method. Students will be able to effectively condense any nonfiction text into a few short sentences that fully encompass the main ideas of any nonfiction article/text. Students will also learn to how to effectively annotate the text and create marginal notes to manage the often challenging world of nonfiction reading.
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- 12 differentiated articles are provided for practice. 3 passages provided for students who read within the 3rd-6th grade range. 5 articles provided for students who test within the 5th-8th grade range. 4 articles provided for students who test within the 8th-10th grade range.
- Graphic organizers to support students as they draft their summary using this step-by-step method!
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