Reflection: Adjustments to Practice The Whipping Boy - Summarize - Section 2: What is a Summary?


The students of today were having a hard time differentiating between important information and details that don't add to the meaning of the text. So we pause in between the PowerPoint's activity and the whipping boy summary to talk in more detail about what important information should be included in the summary. For some extra practice I went to the Time for Kids website.  We used the "New Hope for Elephants" article by Cameron Keady to practice as a class.  Hopefully this gave them a little more practice with identifying important information that should be included in the summary.

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The Whipping Boy - Summarize

Unit 14: The Whipping Boy
Lesson 9 of 18

Objective: SWBAT create a summary including details important to the meaning of the text.

Big Idea: Students will read and analyze the text to determine the important facts that should be included in the summary of the text.

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English / Language Arts, medieval times, Reading, Comprehension (Reading), comprehension, summarizing, summary, The Whipping Boy
  60 minutes
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