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Summarizing a Fiction Text - Graphic Organizer

PDF, Google Slides | 1 page|Grades: 3 - 6

A graphic organizer to help students summarize a fiction text.

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

  • Title – What is the title of the story?
  • Somebody – Who is the main character?
  • Wanted – What did the main character want?
  • But – What was the problem?
  • So – How did the character solve the problem?
  • Then – What was the final resolution to the problem?

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  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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  • We have added an interactive Google slide for this resource.

    Addition by Natalie Jul 25th, 2020

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