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Summarizing: Determining What Is Most Essential

In this one-time reading skills class, learners will practice summarizing a fiction text. Through class dialogue and guided instruction, we will determine the most important parts of the story to include.
Virginia Hillman, BS. Ed.
267 total reviews for this teacher
11 reviews for this class
Completed by 50 learners
30 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Class Experience

If students wish to create their own summary of the story as they share dialogue to help me write a summary, they will need a piece of lined paper and a pencil.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Virginia Hillman, BS. Ed.
Lives in the United States
Certified Elementary Teacher
267 total reviews
558 completed classes

About Me

I am a certified teacher with over 25 years of experience teaching elementary students. I have found such joy over the years sharing my love of children's literature, teaching literacy skills, and sharing dialogue with children about books. I... 
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