Blog Post - Fifth Grade FREEBIES - Even big kids need shared reading! It's the perfect way to model/practice comprehension strategies, summarizing and build oral fluency. The best part is that it only takes 10-15 minutes a day. #wildaboutfifthgrade #fifthgradefreebies
Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting Texts- modify to allow kiddos to provide practice with explain/define and/or example instead of summarize. For writer's notebook weekly practice for writing to sources.
We are always asking students to summarize what they read. Summarizing takes practice- & a lot of it. It also involves consciously using other reading skills like identifying the main idea, inferring, determining importance and identifying story elements. There’s so much going on in this process of summarizing that seems so simple to us as adults. I have looked at the method of “somebody wanted,
Ease back into school after the new year with this fun and easy-to-use card game! Your students will not only be able to practice their summarization skills, but they'll also be working on goals like sequencing, answering questions, and expressive vocabulary!