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305 resources with the concept summarizing

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"The Story of an Hour" Unit

For Teachers 8th Standards
Kate Chopin's tale, "The Story of an Hour," is the anchor text in a six-lesson Unit Module designed for ESL and ELD students. Lessons provide learners with background knowledge of the role of women in 19th-century America and the author....
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AP Poetry

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Ten resources make up the AP Poetry Unit Module. The first resource, designed for instructors, provides an overview of and links to all materials required for a four-week poetry unit. Next, a 27-slide presentation introduces scholars to...
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Dr. Seuss Book Report - Solution

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
A great way to incorporate a beloved author into the classroom. This book report learning exercise requires young readers to write a short summary of their favorite Dr. Seuss book. It's up to you to decide how long the summary should be....
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Dr. Seuss Book Report - Problem

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
A simple book report worksheet requires young readers to write a short summary of their favorite Dr. Seuss book. It's up to you to decide how long the summary should be. Lastly, individuals illustrate the problem in the book.
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Dr. Seuss Book Report - Setting

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
A great way to incorporate a beloved author into the classroom, especially during the month of March. This book report instructional activity requires young authors to write a short summary of their favorite Dr. Seuss book. It's up to...
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Summarizing Text

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Help learners find the most important information in a text with a lesson on summarizing. As kids read through a passage about Johannes Gutenberg, they summarize small excerpts, put events in sequential order, and respond to two longer...
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Summary of Fiction and Non-Fiction Text

For Students 3rd - 6th
Somebody Wanted But So Then (SWBST)? Yes! Here's a great strategy for teaching young readers how to summarize narrative text. In addition, the packet includes exercises that show kids how to summarize nonfiction text using the classic...
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The Backpack Travel Journals

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Strap on those backpacks, it's time to travel through history with this literature unit based on the first four books of The Magic Tree House series. While reading through these fun stories, children create story maps, record interesting...
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"The Glorious Whitewasher" from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain with Mini-Assessment

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's the classic scene: Tom Sawyer is whitewashing a fence. Expose your learners to Mark Twain's humor while reinforcing reading comprehension. Eighth graders are encouraged to read and reread, achieving as much exposure to the text as...
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Another Argument at the Dinner Table?

For Students 4th - 6th
Here is an interesting worksheet on discursive text. Learners read a short essay that expresses two opinions regarding choices of foods to eat by young people. After reading the text, pupils must fill out the worksheet. It has them write...
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Secrets of the Mummies

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
How did the ancient people of Egypt preserve their dead so well that their bodies are still recognizable today? Learn the painstakingly complex process they used for preservation. Young scholars read and summarize a narrative detailing...
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Short and Sweet Science

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Readers learn how to summarize scientific text and evaluate the advantages, disadvantages, and challenges in writing summaries. They select science-related articles you've pulled and collected from the New York Times and, with a partner,...
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Engaging Young Scientists with Inquiry: Part Two

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Evaluating data and learning to communicate the results is a big piece of the inquiry puzzle.
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Language Arts: Writing Through Reading

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Improve writing skills using methods from Robert Gay's Writing Through Reading; Gay espouses reproducing the work of successful writers to build the ability to convey original ideas effectively. Young writers transcribe, paraphrase, and...
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Non-Verbal Communication

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Many developmentally disabled learners struggle with accurately conveying messages and interpreting those of others around them, especially when they are non-verbal. This lesson contains fun activities and exercises, such as talking with...
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Dragonwings: Evaluate Chapters 10-12

For Teachers 6th - 8th
As your class finishes the novel Dragonwings, use these culminating projects. A vocabulary list is given for chapters eleven and twelve and either an epitaph or letter activity concludes the book. The final project consists of creating a...
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Bearstone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use the story "Bearstone" by Will Hobbs to explore issues related to growing up. In this work, a troubled teen finds himself through an adventure in the wilderness. Learners practice summarizing, drawing inferences and conclusions, and...
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Juan Verdades

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Cement comprehension skills using the strategies in this activity. After reading the story, Juan Verdades by Joe Hays, learners use context clues to answer questions, identify main ideas and details, and sequence events.
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Solar System Summaries

For Teachers 6th
Everyone loves learning about the solar system. Learners choose a planet to do research on and are evaluated on a precise summary of the planet they chose. They work in small groups to do this activity and post the summary on...
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Worcester v. Georgia: Cherokee Sovereignty and Actions of the U.S. Government

For Teachers 8th - 9th
New ReviewYoung historians study the Supreme Court case "Worcester v. Georgia"  and note instances where the Justices defended the sovereign rights of the Cherokee. They also examine the actions of President Andrew Jackson and the provisions of...
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#Summarize: Summarizing

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What are the effects of one's life experiences? Class members view a slam poetry reading, a speech by President Obama, and read a short story by John Steinbeck about responding to tragedies. They summarize these events and then craft a...
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Poem Analysis Method: TPCASTT Template

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Introduce scholars to the TPCASTT (Title, Paraphrase, Connotation, Diction, Attitude, Tone, Shift, Title, Theme) poetry analysis method with a template that teaches pupils how to focus on specific elements of poems to develop an analysis. 
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The Genius of the Ancients

For Teachers 5th Standards
It is said that necessity is the mother of invention. Fifth graders prove this with help from three lessons that examine how ancient cultures used their needs to drive innovations. In lesson one, pupils identify main ideas and supporting...
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Monitoring for Understanding

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Thirteen activities promote reading comprehension. Discussion and worksheets challenge readers to analyze a text of their choice while activating prior knowledge, making predictions, asking and answering questions. Scholars enforce...