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Summarize Poster

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A poster highlighting how to summarize when reading a piece of text.

Display this poster when learning about the different comprehension strategies and summarizing.

Information on the poster includes:

Summarize means to retell the main ideas or events in a text in your own words.

When you are summarizing 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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