How to Teach Summary

Teaching Summaries, Getting Detailed (Part 2)

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Teaching Summarizing (Part2) In Teaching Summarizing Part 1, we discussed the importance of getting detailed.  I covered the background knowledge that is needed for students to be ready for summarization. Essential prerequisites are learning about plot, problem, and solution. In part 2, we will roll up our sleeves and look at three steps to teaching […]

Teaching Summaries, Getting Detailed Part 1

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SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSummarizing is one of the greatest skills of good reading, but teaching students how to summarize is a great challenge. I have found one way that makes it simple: get detailed and get specific. That’s what this post is about. What do you need to detail for students? What specifically do you need to explain […]