A Reading Strategies Lesson: Finding Details and Writing Summaries
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.
Summary intro activity. Great to integrate into science and social studies.
Summarizing Nonfiction-Wonderful video modeling teaching why and how we find the summary of NF texts.
Summarizing Nonfiction Texts
Do your students need a refresher on summarizing nonfiction texts? Maybe they never learned in the first place? This classroom-tested resource was created by a Reading Specialist with the needs of a wide variety of students in mind. Use this mini-unit to get your students over the hurdle of summarizing nonfiction texts today!
Nonfiction Graphic Organizer
Nonfiction Graphic Organizer for ANY Article or Nonfiction PassageThis graphic organizer will help your students to think critically about any nonfiction article or passage you've read.Students will find facts, opinions, express their own opinion, main id
Using this in class to teach summary - except I'll make sure to write "What makeS a good summary?" LOL