A Reading Strategies Lesson: Finding Details and Writing Summaries
Blog post on Upper Elementary Snapshots about Finding Details and Writing Summaries. She uses a non-fiction text for this lesson. There are examples, anchor charts, and a product (someone else's) advertised. There is also a link to a free article. Focused on fourth grade.
Summary intro activity. Great to integrate into science and social studies.
week 3- summarize This handout asks students five questions, then asks them to write a summary using the five answers.
Nonfiction Graphic Organizer
Nonfiction Graphic Organizer for ANY Article or Nonfiction PassageThis graphic organizer will help your students to think critically about any nonfiction article or passage you've read.Students will find facts, opinions, express their own opinion, main id
Eclectic Educating: Nonfiction Summary - like the nonfiction tips
YoungTeacherLove: Reading and Summarizing Nonfiction: Coding the Text! An awesome strategy to help your kids break down nonfiction.