Guide students throughout the summary writing process.
Students will be able to write short, informative summaries of stories and events. Introduction 5 minutes Ask your students to brainstorm answers to the question: What constitutes a good piece of writing? Have each student discuss her answer with a partner.
Allow students to share their answers with the rest of the class. Introduce the concept of a summary to the class. For example, explain that summaries are different from other types of writing in that they're very short and concise, or specific.
They give information about things that occur in a story or event without using a lot of detail. Hold up a novel, or have students take out their own novels if they have them on hand.
Direct attention to the back cover. Explain that the writing on the back is an example of a summary. Tell students to ready their pencils; they'll be writing word summaries today!
A good clip to use is the ending of Disney's Frozenwhich depicts an event that can be summarized in one sentence. Remind the class of the purpose of a summary.
Then, give an example of a word summary for the clip. An example of a summary for the Frozen clip is: Anna sacrificed herself for Elsa, which broke the frozen curse.
Give some non-examples to establish how not to write a summary. The yellow cat walked across the street with the dog. Although this is exactly 10 words long, it fails to give a general overview of what was shown in the clip.
Give students several minutes to partner up and, as pairs, come up with word summaries for the clip. Allow pairs to share their summaries with the rest of the class.Dec 28, · Project the Nonfiction Text Summary Organizer on the whiteboard/smartboard so that you can write on it and the class can easily read as you write.
Create a Nonfiction Text Summary. Use this worksheet as an introduction to the Create a Nonfiction Text Summary lesson plan 4/5(1). Students will write a summary paragraph for a fiction story by identifying the most important events in the story. Lesson Plan Objective: Students will write a summary paragraph for a fiction story by identifying the most important events in the story.
Tips for Lesson Plans on Summary Writing. Give a solid definition of a summary so that students are not confused. Include your goals and objectives for the summary writing skills lesson. Ask yourself what you hope to accomplish, what you want the students to learn, and how your lesson will better align with the mandatory state standards for literature.
Students will read a book and learn how to write a summary of a fiction book. This lesson will take about an hour to discuss what to do and to choose a book. Then, students can read their book and write their summaries. You . Aug 23, · How to Write a Book Summary.
Writing a summary of a book is a great way for you to absorb what you're reading. It also gives you a quick reference you can use to remember the main points of the book anytime you need it%(71). Students will write a summary paragraph for a fiction story by identifying the most important events in the story.
Lesson Plan Objective: Students will write a summary paragraph for a fiction story by identifying the most important events in the story.