After independent reading, have students record and reflect. Young readers will demonstrate their ability to summarize and respond to their reading, and a log is a fun way for them to track their progress. Make copies of this log to use again and again!
This passage talks all about the importance of friends, but what's the main idea? Students will first read the passage, then determine for themselves what they believe to be the main idea of the passage.
After reading informational books, have students retell what they learned using this helpful worksheet. Students will have fun counting off five facts they've learned from their nonfiction reading and then sharing their newfound knowledge with friends!
After reading informational books, have students share a summary with a partner. Then have them write out their retelling using this worksheet. Students will be masters of their topics when all is said and done!
Support students to construct summaries of informational books by using the sentence frames on this handy worksheet. Your students will get useful practice retelling what they've learned from their nonfiction reading.
Help students to retell information they’ve read in informational books with this helpful worksheet. Students will choose four pages from their nonfiction book to summarize, writing their sentences in the pages of the fun book graphic.