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ELA Summary (concept 5)

ELA Summary (concept 5)

Author: Nichole Carter
Description:

At the end of this tutorial you should be able to:

1. Understand the strategy of "Name It, Verb It, Big Picture" to create a high quality summary topic sentence that includes the title of the piece, as well as the theme of the non-ficiton article.

2. Understand the strategy of "Jot Dots" in order to select the key points, and don't forget the "Rule of 5!"

What does a summary look like, why it is sometimes hard for students? Learn how to write a topic sentence for a summary, pull out key ideas, and use textual support when needed.

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Tutorial

Directions

1. Sign into Sophia
2. Watch the video and take notes
3. Fill out the digital WSQ and press submit 

4. If you need additional information on summarization check out the links below!

Writing a Summary

What does a summary look like, why it is sometimes hard for students? Learn how to write a topic sentence for a summary, pull out key ideas, and use textual support when needed.

If you can't see the video above please copy and paste this URL to watch it:
http://cleanvideosearch.com/media/action/yt/watch?videoId=bDhhYZbiXsw

Source: Created by Nichole Carter

How to Write a Summary

Source: Created by Nichole Carter

Digital WSQ

Source: Created by Nichole Carter originally adapted from Crystal Kirch.

Article on Improving Reading Comprehension Through Summary Writing (read only if you need more information on summary)

Article on How to Teach Summary Writing (read only if you need additional information on summary)

Source: Article from The Busy Teacher website: http://busyteacher.org/6214-how-to-teach-summary-writing.html