Start a 10-Day Free Trial to Unlock the Full Review

Why Lesson Planet?

Find quality lesson planning resources, fast!
Share & remix collections to collaborate.
Organize your curriculum with collections. Easy!
Have time to be more creative & energetic with your students!

Whittle, Whittle it Down: Summarizing

Middle schoolers summarize a one to two page article of informational text. They compose a summary according to the guidelines on the "Five Rules for Writing a Summary" chart. They take turns reading their summary to the group, and revise a group summary using the summaries written from the previous day.

59 Views 242 Downloads
Concepts

Resource Details

Grade
6th - 7th
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
Included Materials
  • Project

Be the first to comment


Join Lesson Planet Community, our free teacher discussion forum, to share ideas about this resource, and more.

Join the Conversation

What Members Say


Altea H.
Lesson Planet has helped me to be organized and concise in my teaching. It has helped me to share ideas, see what other teachers have created and explore new ways to make teaching more effective.
Altea H., Teacher
Naugatuck, CT