Reflection: Lesson Planning Make a Newspaper with Informational Text Summaries - Section 2: Let's Get Excited!


Amazingly so, I needed to bring an example of a newspaper (since that was the title and what our project was).  Several of my students did not know what a newspaper was, although one student's explanation of the newspaper she used under her pumpkin when she carved it seemed to help the whole class.

Next time, I'll bring in a real newspaper with pictures. The students may never read one as an adult, but I still think it's good general knowledge.

  Lesson Planning: You'll need a newspaper
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Make a Newspaper with Informational Text Summaries

Unit 5: Summarizing: Use Main Idea and Supporting Details
Lesson 11 of 13

Objective: SWBAT use text features and the structure of text to summarize key details, analyzing what the author's purpose was for the text.

Big Idea: Summarize the chapters and put it together to make in informational newspaper!

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English / Language Arts, Special Education, Reading, Social Studies, main idea, Nonfiction (Reading), text features, informational text, summarizing, 2nd Grade, key details
  65 minutes
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