Summarizing Fiction Texts Printable Worksheets

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The Crab that Played with the Sea
The Crab that Played with the Sea
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The Crab that Played with the Sea
Introduce your little reader to some classic childhood literature, with Rudyard Kipling's charming story "The Crab That Played with the Sea."
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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The Three Little Pigs
The Three Little Pigs
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The Three Little Pigs
Read this charmingly illustrated story of "The Three Little Pigs" then use the finger puppets to retell it!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Reading Comprehension: Map That Story!
Reading Comprehension: Map That Story!
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Reading Comprehension: Map That Story!
Help students build key reading comprehension skills by creating a story map for a book that they read. Students practice retelling, identifying characters, and making connections.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Short and Sweet Summaries
Short and Sweet Summaries
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Short and Sweet Summaries
Use this resource with your students to practice writing concise fiction summaries.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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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.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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The Ants and the Grasshopper
The Ants and the Grasshopper
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The Ants and the Grasshopper
Read Aesop's classic fable, then answer a few reading comprehension questions.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Five Finger Story Sequencing
Five Finger Story Sequencing
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Five Finger Story Sequencing
Make sequencing stories more interesting than just beginning, middle, and end! This "handy" graphic organizer can be used with all fiction to help set up a concise but thorough summary using a five finger strategy.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Little Red Hen
The Little Red Hen
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The Little Red Hen
Read this classic children's story — then stage a stick puppet performance of it!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Reading Response
Reading Response
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Reading Response
Keep your budding reader organized with a reading response journal! Print out several of these response pages to create a homemade reading log.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Tell Me About Your Favorite Book
Tell Me About Your Favorite Book
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Tell Me About Your Favorite Book
Students learn to retell familiar stories by sharing about one of their favorite books. Students will share important details from the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The House that Jack Built
The House that Jack Built
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The House that Jack Built
Read this nursery rhyme classic, then answer a reading comprehension question.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Three Sentence Summary
Three Sentence Summary
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Three Sentence Summary
Help students master summarizing using keywords with this reading comprehension worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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The Hare and the Tortoise
The Hare and the Tortoise
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The Hare and the Tortoise
In Aesop's classic fable, a tortoise and a hare race — but the winner may surprise you!
Kindergarten
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.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Little Boy Blue
Little Boy Blue
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Little Boy Blue
Read this Mother Goose's Treasury classic, then answer the reading comprehension questions.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Story Elements Map
Story Elements Map
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Story Elements Map
This story map will help organize students' retelling of stories while reinforcing the concepts of sequencing, main idea, character traits, and setting.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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My Reading Reflection Journal
My Reading Reflection Journal
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My Reading Reflection Journal
This open-ended reading reflection journal helps kindergarteners to think about the books they've read.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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The Five Little Pigs
The Five Little Pigs
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The Five Little Pigs
Read this well-loved poem, then answer a few reading comprehension questions.
Kindergarten
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.
4th 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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Independent Reading Log
Independent Reading Log
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Independent Reading Log
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!
1st 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.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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I Can Retell a Story!
I Can Retell a Story!
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I Can Retell a Story!
Use this worksheet as a way for students to practice retelling a familiar story using their own words and images.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Draw What Happened
Draw What Happened
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Draw What Happened
Have your kindergarten students retell the story with pictures. This is a great activity to promote reading comprehension!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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The Four Friends
The Four Friends
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The Four Friends
Read this sweet poem by A.A. Milne, then answer a few short reading comprehension questions.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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