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After analyzing and evaluating news summaries found in the New York Times "Week in Review" section, middle schoolers study the steps for summarizing a news article briefly and accurately. They write two news summaries: one on a newspaper article, and one on another type of informational text. A series of questions guides them through the summary process.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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6th - 12th
English Language Arts
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Lesson Plans
1 hr
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Project-Based Learning
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