By Dawn Little
The objective of this strategy lesson is to teach students how to pull important pieces of information from a text to summarize the main ideas. Includes tips for preparation, step-by-steps for teaching the lesson, and ideas for teaching beyond the lesson!
This lesson meeting the following McREL benchmark:
Summarizes and paraphrases information in texts.
Differentiation Tip: Provide copies of the text for students so they can highlight or color code the pieces of information that will help them write a summary.