Comprehending Informational Text: Summarizing

Read, retell, paraphrase, and condense. A brief lecture outlines these steps in writing a summary of an informational text. Learners then examine a short passage and the provided summary. This resource could be used as the basis or a mini-lesson, given to class members who missed the original lesson, or as review. For independent practice, class members could be asked to summarize a passage from a textbook.

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Grade
9th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Modeling
Year
2003
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