summarizing strategy

Summarizing Fiction: Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then

3-2-1 Pyramid: three things you learned/two things you thought were interesting/one question OR three facts/two whys/one summarizing sentence

This graphic organizer offers a new spin on a familiar writing and summarizing strategy. It's somebody-wanted-but-so on steroids!

Love this! Meet the teacher night

CAFE - Reading Strategies

Using popcorn to help the students learn their senses is an enjoyable way for the students to learn. The only scary thing is that popcorn is a messy snack and may get everywhere because of the young students. I would use this in my classroom because it's a fun actitivity and teaches the students.


reading comprehension strategies poster

This is a good way to help students see the main idea of a nonfiction piece. It also helps them summarize a story so they can use this paper to reference the work later without searching the entire document again. Finally, it is a good way to show them that all good work has main points that are supported by details.

Love this book review format for late K or 1... Such a simple way for students to summarize and critique!

Teaching parents reading strategies. These could be sent home periodically

i can summarize chart helps students learn how to summarize. I am a tutor for college students and many of them have trouble summarizing so I think it would be important to teach this skill early on. This is a good chart to have on the wall for students to reference when they are summarizing.

PARAGRAPH WRITING~ Great visual strategy for teaching paragraphs using a stoplight system. Students can easily see the structure of a paragraph this way.

Persuasive Writing. Could give students an organism and they have to use this writing style to classify it...

Free Printable Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then Graphic Organizer

persuasive writing graphic organizer

Great Interactive Reading Journal....Kid friendly and covers a TON of standards!

organizer for summarizing a biography

somebody wanted but so then graphic organizer - Google Search

FREE: CLOSE Reading strategy and graphic organizer for the elementary reading classroom.