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Learn how to summarize by identifying main ideas and supporting details. Readers cross out unimportant information as they read through a text. Is it a random detail? Cross it out! They then draw a concept map, placing the main idea in the center and drawing key details around it. Finally, they write a summary paragraph, using the map as a guide. 

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Grade
3rd - 6th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
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