Writing Graphic Organizer: Sensational Summary

An effective after-reading strategy is summarizing, which is a difficult skill because it involves the ability to interpret the text and write or paraphrase that information concisely. This organ See Full Product Description.

Number of pages: 2 Subject: Reading Comprehension Grade: 4 - 6 Type: Graphic Organizers Author: Susan Van Zile File Size: 81 KB

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An effective after-reading strategy is summarizing, which is a difficult skill because it involves the ability to interpret the text and write or paraphrase that information concisely. This organizer guides students through the process of writing a one-paragraph, short-story summary.

Teaching Tips

Show examples of effective and not-so effective summaries. Ask students which ones are better and why. Have students suggest revisions for the not-so-effective summaries and then apply the revision techniques to their own summaries.