A poster highlighting how to summarise when reading a piece of text.
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Summarise means to retell the main ideas or events in a text in your own words.
When you are summarising a text, it is important to:
• pull out the main ideas
• use key words and phrases
• use your own words
• use connective words (then, and, furthermore)
• identify story elements (characters, plot, setting, problem and solution).
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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower covers students in Year 3 and Year 4.
By the beginning of year 3, pupils should be able to read books written at an age-appropriate interest level. They should be able to read them accurately and at a speed that is sufficient for them to focus on understanding what they read rather than ...
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
By the beginning of year 5, pupils should be able to read aloud a wider range of poetry and books written at an age-appropriate interest level with accuracy and at a reasonable speaking pace. They should be able to read most words effortlessly and to...
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