Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks

Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks

As children start to read to learn, summarizing nonfiction texts becomes a vital reading comprehension skill. In this worksheet, students learn that a summary is a short description of the most important ideas and information in a text, and discover a few simple tips for writing a good one. They then practice writing a nonfiction summary of their own after reading a short passage about sharks. This worksheet integrates well into a fourth- and fifth-grade reading and writing curriculum.

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