Parallel Summary Writing with ESPN SportsCenter

Parallel Summary Writing with ESPN SportsCenter

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Summarize Texts by Creating Found Poems

Summarize Texts by Creating Found Poems

Common Core Reading Standard #2 references students’ abilities to summarize a text’s main ideas and details. However, evidence of this standard doesn’t have to be revealed in a traditional after-reading summary. Teach students to craft Found Poems. A...
Scaffold Summarization Skills

Scaffold Summarization Skills

Students must be able to read complex texts in science, social studies, math, and other technical courses with independence and confidence. Having these skills will prepare them for the sophisticated nonfiction they will encounter in college and the workforce. Before...
Use the Retelling Glove for Summarizing Stories

Use the Retelling Glove for Summarizing Stories

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