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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
Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Year
1998
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