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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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Summarizing, Paraphrasing and Quoting

For Students 6th - 8th
How skilled are your class members at summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting from a text? Find out with this assessment that asks readers to identify the thesis statement, the summary, the paraphrases, and the quoted material in an...
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What Are the Differences Between Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing?

For Students 7th - 10th
Have you seen accidental plagiarism in your class and want to address the issue? Practice paraphrasing after a mini-lesson on incorporating outside work into original writing. Go over the information about quotations, paraphrasing, and...
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Summarize

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Scholars detail and summarize three main ideas of a text using a graphic organizer equipped with bullet point directions and arrows.   
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What did it Say? – Summarizing

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Provide scholars with an opportunity to practice summarizing text with a two-page learning exercise. Learners read poems, share stories with their peers, and summarize their new-found-knowledge. 
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Lesson 8: Summarizing Information

For Students 5th - 7th
In this summarizing information worksheet, students read a featured article, summarize the article, identify the story's five W's and one H, and identify appropriate relevant facts.
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Summarizing Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this summarizing skills worksheet, students answer ten multiple choice questions based on the conceptual framework for writing a summary.
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Reading: Summarize

For Students 5th - 8th
In this reading skills worksheet, students read a 4 paragraph selection titled "Out for Fun" and then identify the main ideas of each paragraph in the selection. Students also summarize what they did on their last vacation.
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Summarizing and Text Structure

For Students 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension practice worksheet, students read a brief selection and then respond to 5 multiple choice questions regarding summarizing and text structure.
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Summarize It!

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
A key reading comprehension skill is the ability to summarize. Here's a worksheet that not only explains how to summarize, but also explains why summarizing is important.
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Summarizing a Data Distribution by Describing Center, Variability, and Shape

For Teachers 6th Standards
Put those numbers to work by completing a statistical study! Pupils finish the last two steps in a statistical study by summarizing data with displays and numerical summaries. Individuals use the summaries to answer the statistical...
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Summarizing

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Scholars draft a summary using a graphic organizer featuring a story's characters, setting, main events, conflict, and resolution. 
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Summarization Pretest Questions

For Students 5th - 8th
In this summarization worksheet, students complete summarization rules and choose the best summarizing sentences. Students complete 10 questions.
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Summarizing Graphic Organizer

For Students 6th - 10th
In this summarizing graphic organizer worksheet, students identify the most important parts of a story as they respond to the 5 short answer questions on the worksheet.
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Learning To Summarize

For Students 4th - 6th
For this learning to summarize worksheet, students interactively answer 10 multiple choice questions about summarizing information from a given passage, then click to check their answers.
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Safety Sequence

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Follow up a class reading of the children's book Officer Buckle and Gloria with this simple sequence-of-events instructional activity. Including pictures of six key moments from the story, young learners must first number them in the...
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Reading Summarize - Putting the "Able" in Disabled

For Students 4th - 7th
In this summarizing worksheet, learners read a passage about a disabled student then underline what they learned form the beginning, middle, and end of the passage. Students record this information in a graphic organizer then use this to...
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Presidential Pets

For Students 7th - 10th
In this reading skills worksheet, students read a 4 paragraph selection titled "Presidential Pets" and then identify the main ideas of each paragraph in the selection. Students also summarize a recent new story.
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Analyzing Poetry

For Students 10th - 12th
Use this poetry analysis worksheet to help your learners understand a poem of their or your choosing. This resource asks class members to summarize the poem and analyze it by looking at voice, word choice, imagery, and theme. The...
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Learning to Summarize an Article

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
In this summary skill worksheet, students research various online websites to educate themselves on what a summary is, when to write one, and how. Students are then required to find an article, read, and summarize with options for...
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Summarizing Bivariate Categorical Data

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
How do you summarize data that cannot be averaged? Using an exploratory method, learners complete a two-way frequency table on super powers. The subject matter builds upon 8th grade knowledge of two-way tables. 
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Summarization and Narrative Sequence

For Students 5th - 7th
Readers are asked to identify seven important events in a narrative and then to explain why these events are key to the story. To conclude the activity, kids craft a summary using their list.
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Persuasive Arguments

For Students 4th - 6th
Examine persuasive writing using this informational excerpt about natural habitat conservation. Readers examine the headings of three paragraphs to determine their effect, then copy the first sentences of each. They use these topic...
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Summing Up

For Students 3rd - 5th
The first verse of A.A. Milne’s poem, Beetle, is the basis for a model of how to summarize a text. The two-page worksheet also includes a short story for guided practice, as well as summarizing questions, a story sharing activity, and an...

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