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Main idea/summarizing perfect for reviewing how to correctly write an answer

Some of the reading organizers i saw earlier would go great with this.

This poster would be great to teach students about summarizing, as the NYS ELA Common core standards indicate : 4.RL.2 and 5.RL.2 asks students to summarize a text they have read. This poster can be a reference tool when students start summary writing.

fictional narrative planning/summarizing tool

Somebody, Wanted, But, So Foldable A Teacher's Treasure: FoldiFun Factory Site has lots of foldables

writing a summary with nonfiction - i like how they put an actual example on the poster

Today we made a "Gimme 5" summary togetherI had given them handouts similar to the chart paper pictured, and they recorded the details on the hand while I was reading. When I was done the chapter, groups created a Gimme 5 summary on chart paper.

summarizing a biography - along the lines of "somebody wanted, but so then."

Love this idea :) -- "The incredible shrinking notes" Students start out writing a summary of their reading on the large index card. They are then given a medium sized card and have to take the info from the large card and condense it. By the time students get to the small index card they're getting to the main point/idea of the reading selection.

Great anchor chart for Summarizing. This 4th grade teacher has a ton of good ideas!