Summarizing and Mapping for Comprehension

Students practice summarization in order to increase their comprehension of non-fiction text. They read and summarize passages by finding the main ideas in passages from a Social Studies textbook. After silently reading the passage they write summary maps placing the main idea in the center of the paper. As an assessment, they hand in the concept maps.

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