What Did I Just Read? -Comprehension: Summarizing Nonfiction (Natural Resources)
In this course, readers will learn how to pick out important information in a nonfiction text in order to write a summary in order to hone reading comprehension skills.
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Being able to summarize nonfiction is a crucial skill when reading to learn. In this course, readers will be taught to use text features such as headings and captions to pick out important facts as they read. We will read a nonfiction passage together, focusing on a section at a time. As we read, we will pause and discuss important points, writing our summary as we go. Once our summaries are complete, we will share and compare our summaries with one written by the author. Should you be...
Readers will learn to use nonfiction text features to decipher the most vital information in a nonfiction text. They will then use this information to write a paragraph summary of the text.
A sheet of paper A writing utensil
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45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Augie GrabensteinBachelors: Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8)
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288 completed classes
I am a licensed teacher in the state of Virginia and have worked in the public school system for about 10 years. I have known my whole life that I was meant to be a teacher. (Ever since I taught my baby sister her alphabet when I was 5, anyway.) ...