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A Reading Strategies Lesson: Finding Details and Writing Summaries

Blog post on Upper Elementary Snapshots about Finding Details and Writing Summaries. She uses a non-fiction text for this lesson. There are examples, anchor charts, and a product (someone else's) advertised. There is also a link to a free article. Focused on fourth grade.

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Writing Summaries

Year after year my students struggled with summaries, and then I started using this method for teaching summary writing. Eureka! I will never again teach this skill without this summary anchor chart.

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http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Anchor-Chart-and-Graphic-Organizer-Summarizing-Non-Fiction-Content-535770 Summarizing, Non-Fiction, Graphic Organizer, Balanced Literacy, Common Core State Standards, CCSS

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