In this mini-lesson, students learn to summarize a sentence or paragraph by deciding which information is important and rewriting it using fewer words!
Complete with a teacher's page PDF and a launch-and-learn Notebook file, this mini-lesson helps to achieve the following learning objectives:
• To choose and combine words, images, and other features for particular effects.
Common Core Alignments:
This mini-lesson meets the following Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts:
RI.4.2: Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.