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Summarizing Text - Powerpoint and Worksheets editable

Grade Levels
9th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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This PowerPoint training presentation shows learners show to summarize informational text. It also contains worksheets and tasks that complement the presentation. Learners will write a summary about themselves, summarize a short piece of text and work in a group to summarize an article. (optional tasks)

It is provided in both ppt, word and pdf formats so that editing is possible. It also has US and English spelling versions of the presentation to select from.

Additionally, Teacher's Notes are provided, produced from the presentation.

Presentation Content:

  • Definition of Summarizing
  • Strategies to use when summarizing – Nutshell method
  • What Not to Summarize
  • Use of the 5 w’s
  • Task 1 – Write a summary about yourself
  • Task 2 – Summarize a passage – example answer provided
  • Task 3 – Group Activity – Summarize an Article


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Teaching Duration
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