Reflection: Checks for Understanding Make a Newspaper with Informational Text Summaries - Section 4: Students Take A Turn


My students had some difficulty writing the main idea of their 'newspaper'.  Several students wanted to write more of an introduction (see the example a worksheet that needs a better title).  We have been writing introductions in writing class, so this is understandable.  I will address this more in the next lesson.

  Checks for Understanding: We still need to work on the main idea vs introduction
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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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