Making Brief Notes
In this writing worksheet, students learn how to take good notes by writing only necessary information. Students read an article and using the chart and clues, take brief notes of important information.
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Disaster Preparedness Activity Book
Join the American Red Cross as well as Mickey and friends as they help to prepare young scholars for natural disasters. After reading brief informational passages about earthquakes, floods, fires, storms, tornadoes, and hurricanes,...
K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Simple Summary Concepts: summary, summarizing, main ideas,
Can your class sum up a text in a few sentences? Help them build this skill by starting out nice and slow. For this summarizing activity, the teacher marks main ideas with sticky notes. Learners read the text and then read it again, this...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Give Me the Facts
Upper elementary learners examine how to write exemplary summaries. First, they read a summary and determine the quality level. After discussing the summary as a class, they attempt to write a brief summary for an event that everyone...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable