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Five Finger Summary - Graphic Organizer

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 3 - 6

A graphic organizer for students to use to summarize a fiction text.

This graphic organizer is aimed at teaching students how to summarize a fiction text using the following terminology:

  • Who – who is in the story?
  • Where – where does the story take place?
  • Problem – what is the problem in the story?
  • Solution – what is the solution to the problem
  • Moral – what is the moral of the story?

Use the drop-down menu to choose between the PDF or the interactive Google slide version.

We also have a graphic organizer using the terminology ‘Somebody Wanted But So Then’.

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teaching resource

Summarizing a Fiction Text - Graphic Organizer

A graphic organizer to help students summarize a fiction text.

Teach Starter Publishing1 pageGrades: 3 - 6



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