Summarize fictional text through this whole-class station activity.
A chart to practice using the SWBST strategy to write a summary for a fictional piece of text.
A comic that shows an example of a gender stereotype.
A template for students to practice their summarizing skills.
A Halloween-themed classroom display for students to showcase the books they are reading.
A reading response journal for students to use to engage with text in meaningful and purposeful ways.
A reading response template for students to use to summarize a piece of text.
A reading response template for students to write a personal review of a piece of text.
A worksheet that encourages students to create a book cover including a blurb on the back.
A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with issue 1 of Teach Starter's Grade 4 "What's Buzzing?" magazine.
A set of 15 finger puppets that can be used to spark the imagination for creative writing or to perform puppet shows.
A template where students compare and review a movie and a book and construct a 3-D popcorn box.
Use this template during a guided reading session for a scaffold to help your students retell a text.
A treasure themed book report mini book template.
A 14-slide editable PowerPoint template explaining the reading comprehension strategy of summarizing.
A graphic organizer to help students summarize a fiction text.
A set of QR code question cubes to use when working with reading comprehension strategies.
An engaging 44 slide interactive PowerPoint to use in the classroom when introducing comprehension strategies.
A fun comprehension strategy board game for students to play during literacy rotations.
A fun reading comprehension strategy activity for students to use after reading a text.
A set of 6 worksheets to help students identify key facts, details, and vocabulary when researching information.
Over 40 reading task cards.
An extensive resource pack to help students understand the concept of summarizing.
This reading unit is designed to explicitly teach the reading comprehension strategies of activating prior knowledge, making connections, questioning, monitoring, predicting, inferring, visualizing, and summarizing to elementary students, with a focus on literary texts.
A 60-minute lesson in which students will learn and apply the reading comprehension strategy of summarizing.