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ELA standard 3.RL2: Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text. I will use this chart to lead class discussions on retelling/summarizing stories throughout the year from our CC reading series. Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Reading Comprehension, Glad Strategies, Reading Charts, Comprehension Strategies, Writing Lessons, Writing Process

Summarizing is one of the hardest strategies to teach and for students to learn. Many students will retell the text ... almost word for word when asked to give a summary. In order for students to learn the difference between a retelling and a summary, teachers must model, model, model summarizing often. According to Dr. Jan Richardson, when we ask our students to summarize they ... write too much or not enough do not capture the most important ideas copy word for word from the text do not…

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Kathy Greene
Teaching main topic and key details is an essential literacy skill for first and second graders. Click the pin to check on these engaging ideas for hands-on activities, classroom transformation, and no prep printables, that are included in this post. These are some of the most engaging, high interest ways to teach main topic and key details to your elementary students! Phonics Activities, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Nonfiction, Teaching Strategies, Comprehension Activities, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Language Arts, Elementary Reading

Teaching main topic and key details is an essential literacy skill for first and second graders. Click the pin to check on these engaging ideas for hands-on activities, classroom transformation, and no prep printables, that are included in this post. These are some of the most engaging, high interest ways to teach main topic and key details to your elementary students!

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Tiffany Gannon