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Ten Cents a Word

Students recognize the importance of summarizing in this lesson. They "sum up" an article about monarch butterflies. Students practice writing summaries of the article charging themselves 10 cents/word. They try to write the least amount of words while still addressing the important facts.

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Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
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