A graphic organizer to help students summarize a nonfiction text.
This graphic organizer is aimed at helping students summarize a nonfiction text using the categories of:
- main idea
- three important words from the main idea
- three important details from the text
- summary of the text in one sentence.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
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Addition by Natalie Jul 25th, 2020
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