summarizing anchor chart

Collection by Michelle Camilo

Great anchor chart for Summarizing. This 4th grade teacher has a ton of good ideas!                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Life in 4B...

'4B' was the code our school secretary used to easily identify our class back when I taught 4th grade. 4 = 4th grade. B = Bongers. I later went on to teach Language Arts at a middle school, so this blog documents the learning we did in reading and writing each day, in addition to many posts from when I taught fourth grade. I figured keeping it all in one place was better than having two separate blogs. One more thing: please feel free to PIN anything you see!

Eclectic Educating: Nonfiction Summary - like the nonfiction tips                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Nonfiction Summary

Our state test places a large emphasis on the difference between the structure of a summary for fiction and nonfiction texts. As a result, I developed this lesson to help my fifth grade students with this challenging concept. I used this anchor chart to introduce the basic differences between the two types of summaries. Students glued a smaller copy of the anchor chart into their reader's notebooks for future reference. We discussed that all summaries include the main idea of the text, the…

Blog post on Upper Elementary Snapshots about Finding Details and Writing Summaries. She uses a non-fiction text for this lesson. There are examples, anchor charts, and a product (someone else's) advertised. There is also a link to a free article. Focused on fourth grade.

A Reading Strategies Lesson: Finding Details and Writing Summaries

An Upper Elementary Collaborative blog written by 13 teachers. Includes teaching ideas and resources for grades 3, 4, and 5.

I like the non-fiction version of SWBST... must use when summarizing/finding main idea :)                                                                                                                                                                                 More

September Swap & Share: The Tattooed Teacher's Sweet Summarizing

Summarizing is a reading skill that my students struggle with every year and one I spend a huge amount of time teaching. Readers need summar...