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Summarizing Fiction Texts
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Write a Simple Summary
Write a Simple Summary
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Write a Simple Summary
Teach your students to write a simple summary using an easy-to-follow set of keywords.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Paraphrasing Practice
Paraphrasing Practice
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Paraphrasing Practice
Paraphrasing is all about summing up a lengthy text, and it can be a great way to help your child hone reading comprehension skills.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Fiction Summaries:  Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then
Fiction Summaries: Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then
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Fiction Summaries: Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then
Students will use the Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then strategy of writing fiction summaries with these reading passages.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Hot Cross Buns: Read to Remember
Hot Cross Buns: Read to Remember
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Hot Cross Buns: Read to Remember
After reading a short story, your students will practice writing a simple summary.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Simple Fiction Summary
Simple Fiction Summary
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Simple Fiction Summary
Students will use the Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then structure to summarize a short fiction text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing a Fiction Summary: The Wind in the Willows
Writing a Fiction Summary: The Wind in the Willows
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Writing a Fiction Summary: The Wind in the Willows
Learn a fun reading strategy and practice writing fiction summaries using a classic text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Book Facts
Book Facts
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Book Facts
First thing's first: if your kid has a reading assignment, start by stating just the facts on this essential-info sheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Theme, Cause, and Effect Reading Log
Theme, Cause, and Effect Reading Log
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Theme, Cause, and Effect Reading Log
Students will provide details of cause and effect events directly related to theme.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Casey at the Bat
Casey at the Bat
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Casey at the Bat
Read a famous narrative poem, "Casey at the Bat," and practice reading comprehension skills at the same time in this printable mini-book worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Big Idea Summary
Big Idea Summary
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Big Idea Summary
Help your EL students identify big ideas before they write short summaries.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Summary Writing: Big Ideas vs. Details
Summary Writing: Big Ideas vs. Details
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Summary Writing: Big Ideas vs. Details
Help your EL students will practice differentiating between big ideas and details.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Summarizing with Key Words
Summarizing with Key Words
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Summarizing with Key Words
Students practice using keywords to prepare for summary writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Famous Short Stories: The Celebrated Jumping Frog
Famous Short Stories: The Celebrated Jumping Frog
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Famous Short Stories: The Celebrated Jumping Frog
Meet some famous short stories with our set of printable mini books.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
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The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
Enjoy The Raven by Edgar Allan poe in a whole new way with this printable mini-book version
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Illustrating Cause and Effects Reading Log
Illustrating Cause and Effects Reading Log
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Illustrating Cause and Effects Reading Log
Students will cite instances of cause and effect from beginning, middle, and ending portions of their fiction readings.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Re-imagining Conclusions with Guest Characters
Re-imagining Conclusions with Guest Characters
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Re-imagining Conclusions with Guest Characters
Use this graphic organizer with your students to reflect and re-imagine story endings with characters from their favorite tales.
5th grade
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Poetry Reflections Reading Log
Poetry Reflections Reading Log
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Poetry Reflections Reading Log
Students will cite stanzas from beginning, middle, and ending portions of their poetry readings and share thoughts, feelings, and ideas about the text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Summary Writing with Big Ideas
Glossary: Summary Writing with Big Ideas
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Glossary: Summary Writing with Big Ideas
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Summary Writing with Big Ideas.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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To Build a Fire
To Build a Fire
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To Build a Fire
Explore all the action packed into "To Build a Fire" by building mini version of it!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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The Tinder Box
The Tinder Box
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The Tinder Box
Here's a Hans Christian Andersen tale you might not know: The Tinder Box, where a soldier goes on a magical adventure.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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A Mad Tea Party
A Mad Tea Party
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A Mad Tea Party
Practice reading comprehension with "A Mad Tea Party," an exciting chapter from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, then make it into a mini-book.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Summary Writing with Big Ideas
Vocabulary Cards: Summary Writing with Big Ideas
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Vocabulary Cards: Summary Writing with Big Ideas
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Summary Writing with Big Ideas.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Re-imagining Dialogue with Guest Characters
Re-imagining Dialogue with Guest Characters
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Re-imagining Dialogue with Guest Characters
Use this graphic organizer with your students to re-imagine story dialogue with characters from another story.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Re-imagining Narratives with Guest Characters
Re-imagining Narratives with Guest Characters
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Re-imagining Narratives with Guest Characters
Use this graphic organizer with your students to re-imagine narratives with characters from their favorite stories.
5th grade
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