Summarization Strategy called "the incredible shrinking notes". Students start out writing a summary of a reading selection on the large index card. Students are then given the medium sized card and have to take the information from the large card and condense it onto the medium sized card. Finally, students are given the small card and must take the information from the medium sized card and condense it further onto the small card. Great way for students to get to the main point/idea!
make a dry-erase book your kids will love! include coloring pages, workbook pages, blank pages, word games and mazes, etc. put them in page protectors and then put them all in a binder. dry erase crayons are key - they're washable! check out this tutorial for some great tips and great links for coloring & activity pages. | www.livecrafteat.com