Teaching students how to summarize challenging! This digital and print resource will help make that easier!
These summary writing practice activities — with checklists, tips, and sample summaries — will help your students practice this important skill. Perfect for review, test prep or differentiation. Fiction and nonfiction passages that give students the practice they need.
This is what you get:
- print and digital versions — including PowerPoint and Google Slides
- ready to use lesson plans (perfect for your sub)
- notes on writing a summary
- summary checklist for student reference
- analyze summary activities — which means students can compare and learn what they should and shouldn’t do
- four practice summaries with text that increase in difficulty and complexity
- suggested answer key
Strengthen student summary writing skills — reinforced through practice and self-assessment.
Please check out the preview to see what’s included!
Reasons to love this lesson:
- ready to use for your in person or hybrid classroom
- lesson plans that make this easy to teach!
- notes you can use for mini lessons – or student directions for independent work
- built-in text means you can teach right away
- perfect for differentiation and scaffolding – choose the right texts for your students
- a great way to teach this challenging skill!
This is going to save you so much time!
You aren’t going to have to search for texts your students are going to use or how you’ll approach the lessons — I’ve got you covered!
Additionally, you’ll be able to continue to reinforce this lesson all year long with any texts! So great!
Be sure to check out the preview.
If you want extra practice with summarizing, check out this post.
This Graphic Novel summarizing activity is a fun, creative way for students to continue practicing this skill.