Tag Archive: summarizing

Sep 14

Using Animated Shorts to Teach Summarizing

Using Animated Shorts to Teach Summarizing If you are looking to add some high interest activities to your lessons, try using animated shorts to teach reading skills. This post contains the animated short “Peck Pocketed” found on Youtube and inserted in this post. You can also download a handout containing a graphic organizer to help students write …

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Sep 26

Summarizing Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen

Summarizing Booklets In this free printable, you will receive six mini-books that students can use to summarize Woods Runner. Book 1 ~ Exposition Samuel Smith is a 13 year old boy who lives in western Pennsylvania in 1776. He hunts for the people in his small settlement in exchange for his neighbors helping his parents …

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Dec 04

Strategies for Teaching Summarizing

Strategies for Teaching Summarizing #1 Who, What, Where, Why, and How Who is the primary person/character? What is the most important event or detail? What caused the event to occur? Where did it happen? Why did it happen? How is this important? OR How is the problem solved? OR How does this affect those involved? #2 …

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