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Graffiti tables for guided reading!  Great for determining importance, summarizing, main idea/details, etc.  So cool!

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Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies. This project is so simple, and you can do it with any novel. This example is for Where the Red Fern Grows.

Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies • Teacher Thrive

Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies. This project is so simple, and you can do it with any novel. This example is for Where the Red Fern Grows.

Picture Book Lessons: The Summarizing Hokey Pokey: That's What It's All About. picturebooklessons.blogspot.com

The Summarizing Hokey Pokey: That's What It's All About

Summarizing. We want students to do it all the time. After all, it's one of the most basic ways for a student to demonstrate comprehension of a story. But many times, we just read them a piece of writing or have them read a story and instruct them to summarize it. At best we tell them what a summary is... pulling out the important ideas from a story to tell what it is mostly about. The best way to make sure your students are proficient at summarizing to not only teach them what a summary is…

Anchor Charts, Metronomes, and School Supplies - oh my!

Anchor Charts, Metronomes, and School Supplies - oh my! - The Brown Bag Teacher

Happy, happy, happy day, friends! I am so glad you are here, and that Friday has arrived. I am ready for my PJs, the blogging world, and reading response letters. 🙂 It’s a good life, isn’t it? Today, I’m linking up with Kacey from Doodle Bugs to share about my week! We have several students...

06/29/12  Great comprehension activity for helping students summarize a story and identify the main ideas.

Writing Posters For Your Classroom from Rundes Room on TeachersNotebook.com (4 pages)

Writing Posters For Your Classroom from Rundes Room on TeachersNotebook.com (4 pages)

This summarizing bookmark can be cut, mounted, and laminated.  It is a great tool to help student's learn how to summarize texts.  It uses the infamous,

Concentration Robots Learning Colors

Students match by turning over two cards - one with the picture and words and another card that has the same picture and words. After all cards are matched the player with the most cards wins! Customer Tips: How to get TpT credits to use on future purchases - Log in, go to "My Purchases," beside each purchase there will be a "Provide Feedback" button.

Summarizing Bookmarks FREEBIE

Summarizing Bookmarks

Give these bookmarks to help them to remember how to summarize!

summarizing; great for my short story unit. @Shaula Zúñiga Zúñiga Shaffer @Sarah Chintomby Chintomby Parnell

Fun Freebies

Hi bloggy friends! Here's a quick post with two freebies for you. The first is what I called "Spooky Suffixes." We used these in a litera...

Jackpot! summarizing activities and lessons -- using this for a read-aloud we are finishing tomorrow!

Summarizing Mini-Lessons and Practice Activities

Summarizing is a complex strategy that requires students to construct concise descriptions of the main points or events of a text. It is helpful to teach summarizing after questioning because they are closely related skills.

summarize anchor chart | love this...summarizing chart with squares for post-its. For ...
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I love this...summarizing chart with squares for post-its. For individual or Guided Reading.

summarize anchor chart | love this...summarizing chart with squares for post-its. For ...

Summarizing anchor chart: have student write on post-its. Created by justapinchofsalter.blogspot.com

Summarizing anchor chart: have student write on post-its. Created by justapinchofsalter.blogspot.com

Common Core Graphic Organizers for READING- Summarizing

Common Core Graphic Organizers for READING- Summarizing

Twelve different graphic organizers for summarizing a story, article, or paragraph. Includes the Somebody...Wanted...But...So...Then, First...Next...Then...Last..., and Main Idea/Details strategies.

Helpful ways to teach children how to summarize with additional links for useful summarizing activities!

What Good Readers Do – Summarizing

In our review of the things good readers do, today my students practice summarizing. I read aloud the book The Great Ball Game, retold by Joseph Bruchac. I love teaching with Native American litera…

hook or summarizing activity

back to school prep

I have done a lot of preparing for the new school year this summer. Every now and then, I do or see something that inspires me to create ...

Summarizing a fiction text

Summarizing Understanding

This summarizing page follows the, 'Somebody wanted to but, then...' framework. You can use it with any fiction text. Easy formula for little ones to become summarizers too! If you take, please give a RATING and a COMMENT. http://gradeonedoodlebugs-kim.blogspot.ca/...