Valentine's Day Summarizing

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
Formats Included
  • PDF (9 pages)
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Teaching and practicing summarizing skills doesn't have to be boring. Spice up your instruction with this Valentine's Day-themed card game! Your students will practice making summaries with the "Somebody Wanted But So Then" method--and they'll be experts in no time!


What awesome summarizing resources are included?
★ Game cards
★ Visual aid
★ Review worksheet


How should you use this activity?
★ Print the cards and place them in a pile.
★ Students can take turns to pick a card, read or listen to the passage, and use the visual aid to summarize what they read/heard.
★ Once students respond correctly, they can hold onto their card.
★ If students pick a “bonus turn” card, they can take another turn.
★ Once all cards have been used, the student with the most cards is the winner.


What are other customers saying about this product?
"This really helped my students with difficulty summarizing. I even use the visual when I ask students to summarize their weekends!"

"I used this with my older elementary students to target their summarizing goals. They loved the game!"

"Great activity, and I loved the visual organizer!"


Want other summarizing resources? Check these out:
St. Patrick's Day Summarizing
Winter Summarizing
New Year's Summarizing Card Game Freebie


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9 pages
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