Year after year my students struggled with summaries, and then I started using this method for teaching summary writing. Eureka! I will never again teach this skill without this summary anchor chart.

Writing Summaries

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

Performing in Education: The Back to School Circus: Year 6!


World Cup Betting Tips

Somebody~Wanted/Because~But~So~Then Summarizing Strategy Anchor Chart + Free Printable Graphic Organizer

Language Arts Anchor Charts

fifth grade anchor charts | BALANCEDLITERACYDIET :: index :: Balanced Literacy Diet

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Use this already! but like this layout for getting kids started with this summarizing organizer!

One Happy Teacher

Summarizing...anchor chart?

The Elementary Experience: Saturday fun with Mr. Sketch

Summarizing Like a Superhero! anchor chart

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One of my favorite ways to teach summary.. Summarization anchor chart

Life in First Grade

I love this...summarizing chart with squares for post-its.

I Teach. What's your super power?

Freebie Summary Graphic Organizers and Poster: Fiction and Nonfiction

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Eclectic Educating: Nonfiction Summary

Eclectic Educating: Nonfiction Summary

I LOVE the somebody Wanted but So Strategy. This is a great approach to go with foldable

A Teacher's Treasure: FoldiFun Factory

AWESOME third grade ideas/lessons/worksheets/activities!!!

The Third Wheel

Thoughts of a Third Grade Teacher: Charts and Posters Everywhere!

Thoughts of a Third Grade Teacher: Charts and Posters Everywhere!

YoungTeacherLove: Writing fiction summaries using a VERY simple graphic organizer and mentor texts!

Young Teacher Love: Writing Summaries...

Owl About Us: Getting beyond plagiarism to summarizing

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Teach Summarizing Using a Highly Effective Anchor Chart | Teach. Write. Create.

How to Teach Summarizing After Reading Aloud

I Can Summarize

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Anchor Chart

The Pinspired Teacher: July 2013


Life in 4B...: summarizing

YoungTeacherLove: Two blog posts devoted to breaking down how to write summaries! With freebies included!

Young Teacher Love: Writing Summaries...

Comprehension Questions

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Summary Freebie

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