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What Was That All About?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Through direct instruction, the teacher demonstrates how to identify the main idea and supporting details of a text when creating a summary. As a class, read a paragraph, highlighting relevant information and crossing out extraneous...
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Summarization

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Model writing a summary with The Fall of Freddie the Bat. Of the ten events in the story, class members help you select the five most important. After working independently on another story, class groups act out a nursery rhyme by freeze...
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Summarization Superstars

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
How do you read when you know you're going to be summarizing a text? Summarize a nonfiction text with your upper elementary schoolers. Your pupils independently read a nonfiction article and write a summary paragraph using the six-step...
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Teaching Summarization

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Examine the process of summarizing a piece of text using the book So You Want to Be a President? Kids review the definitions for main idea, topic sentences, superordinate terms, and supporting details. Next, they work in small groups to...
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Shorten the Length

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learn how to summarize by identifying main ideas and supporting details. Readers cross out unimportant information as they read through a text. Is it a random detail? Cross it out! They then draw a concept map, placing the main idea in...
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Retell And Summarize Text

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Help your learners read a text and summarize it using their own words. The main idea and important details of an article are discussed before individuals write their summaries. To support discernment about what to include in a summary,...
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Sum-thing Important

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Interest your class with two texts: Can Waves Make Electricity? and Bats Bump Into Big Trouble. After discussing what a summary is, learners will take notes, read the texts, and write a paragraph for one of the texts. The teacher...
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Super Summarizer!!!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Emerging readers summarize a nonfiction text using a five step process. After a brief demonstration of the five-step method for summarizing text, they read a nonfiction article and write their own summary. A checklist of each summary is...
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Sum It Up

For Teachers 1st - 5th
After a review of the steps involved in writing a summary, class members read The Physics of Baseball by Sarah Ives and use a story web to identify the important details to include in their summary. Class members then choose an article...
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Retelling Information

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This scripted lesson suggests using the journalist’s five W’s (who, what, when, where, why) to teach readers how to summarize a story and to how to distinguish between significant and supporting details. A template and rubric are...
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Summarizing with James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Elementary readers in literature groups practice summarizing chapter-by-chapter with Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. Focus on main idea, supporting details, and the 5 Ws. Unfortunately, a clever "peach" graphic organizer to which...
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Erasing the Extras

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Readers practice the strategy of summarization to understand text better. They assess how to delete trivial information and summarize important information found in text. They study summarizing and deleting trivial information from the...
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Saudi Arabia -- Future city

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders summarize an article on Masdar. In this summarizing activity students clearly explain three of the four points provided in an outline of the article. The students write an essay and identify six physical features of the...
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Let's Summarize!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students, after brainstorming what summarization is, practice the strategy of summarization to help pick out the important parts of text each time they read. They read and summarize the article, "10 Cool Things About Dolphins," from the...
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"So What Are You Trying To Say Here?"

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars exercise the strategy of summarization to recall important information in a text. They read to summarize the passage, "Ways the Ocean Helps Us," by Katherine Jones Carter, from "Oceans." Each student follows a list of...
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The Juicy Stuff Matters

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners explore and practice the strategy of summarization and scaffolding while mastering how to recap the details from a story and/or singling out what is important to recall from a story. They summarize the book, "How the Grinch...
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Sum It Up!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students exercise the strategy of summarization in identifying important details in creating a summary. They highlight and summarize the important details in the article, "Are Plastic Bags Harming the Environment? " from the National...
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Face to Face Summary!

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students, while in the computer lab visiting the National Geographic Kids website, fill out a checklist of unimportant/redundant information, look for important events and ideas and search for the author's main idea and supporting...
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Remember What We Read

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students observe and demonstrate a variety of summarization strategies. They read and discuss the four steps of summarization, then read a Time For Kids magazine article. As a class they write a summary of the beginning of the article,...
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Let's Get the Facts!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students observe and demonstrate the process of summarization. They discuss the three steps of summarization, then silently read a National Geographic Kids News article. As a class they complete a semantic map of the article, and write...
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To Sum it all Up...

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars observe and demonstrate the process of summarizing text. They read and discuss the steps to summarize text, then in small groups read and summarize an article about frogs from "National Geographic" online. Independently...
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Some Simple Rules to Sum it Up!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students observe and demonstrate three steps to summarize text. They read and discuss the three steps to summarizing, then silently read an article about dugongs from "National Geographic Kids" magazine. Students demonstrate the three...
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A Novel Ending/ Closure Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students summarize a story, identify the plot structure, and create a symbol that represents the essence of the story.
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Retell And Summarize Text

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read a text and summarize what they have read to others. In this summarization worksheet, students also cross out unimportant details.