How to Summarize an Event in History or Today - or a Story

Ask your class to write a quick summary of a historical or current event. The worksheet offers a place to note down important details about the event, such as time, place, people, how it started, and how it ended. Pupils then take this information and use it to compose brief summaries in the space provided.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • The first half of the worksheet does provide scaffolding for the summary writing process
Cons

  • Consider adding sentence frames to the summary portion to support learners of all levels and ages