LESSON SEVEN: Writing Summaries – part two
Students write summaries of
text from magazines, newspapers, and/or informational.
W3D Write summaries of text from
magazines, newspapers, and/or informational articles.
Sources of literature
Words to Know
Given a third short
passage, students will use the GRASP procedure to write a summary of the passage
- Review using notes to
make a summary. Explain that you will be using another summarization
strategy called GRASP.
- Read text.
looking, write what you remember
trivial information and repeated information
information in a graphic organizer.
- Take notes on the
GRASP Procedure. Model the process step-by-step. Read a short passage
together. Turn the book face down and have students try to recall what they
remember. Record recollections on the board. Discuss how and why to delete
trivial and repetitious information from the list. Be sure they include all
important information. Then, using prior knowledge from note taking, guide
the students into completing a graphic organizer (teacher’s choice). This
way the can collapse a list into categories. Finally, the students integrate
the organizer into a summary.
information can you remember without looking?
What kind of
graphic organizer can we use?
- Again, use a short
passage. In groups, the students read the article, jot down important ideas,
create a graphic organizer, and write a summary. The groups share
summaries. Discuss similarities, differences, and questions.
student a role (the reader, idea person, graphic organizer designer,
and the summarizer).