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The student summarizes (retell) the main idea of what he/she has read. They should be able to read any texts and write or orally tell someone the main idea. Remind students that while giving a summary, no one can afford to retell the entire story -- we must only tell the important parts as long as anyone is able to understand what has happened.

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6th - 8th
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1 hr
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