To summarize is to put a story or a passage in your own words by stating the main points and leaving out everything that is not essential. Summarizing is important because it allows students to monitor comprehension and understand texts they read.
This activity is great for RTI time, but can also be done during a literacy center or small group time. Students will use small 2x2 sticky notes to summarize every page or two of a text, such as leveled readers or weekly stories.
This activity includes a lesson plan, sticky note double sided work page, and a BONUS finding evidence page.