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Summarization Skills Period 4

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1. Open question
330 seconds
What does it mean to summarize?
2. Slide
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Summarizing is a skill that allows you to take a large piece of text and condense it into a smaller, more manageable piece. It helps you to quickly and accurately understand the main points of a text. Learning to summarize can help you to better understand and remember what you read.
Summarizing: A Summary
3. Personalised Feedback
240 seconds
Why is summarizing an important skill to have in both academic and real-life situations?
4. Slide
60 seconds
What should be included in a summary?
Summaries should only include information from the passage Summaries should only include the most important information/main idea
5. Slide
60 seconds
What should not be included in a summary?
Summaries should not include your opinion Summaries are not directly copied from the passage
6. Open question
360 seconds
Using the should/should nots from the previous slides, write a summary of the movie "Finding Nemo"
7. Slide
60 seconds
Reading Time!
Let's annotate for a summary!
8. Open question
360 seconds
Write a summary of "The Second Sudanese Civil War Explained"
9. Slide
60 seconds
10. Poll
60 seconds
What is summarizing?
  • Providing an overview of the main points in a text
  • Analyzing the language used in a text
  • Identifying the author's tone in a text
11. Poll
60 seconds
What are some effective summarizing techniques?
  • Identifying key ideas and details, using your own words, and focusing on important information
  • Copying and pasting entire paragraphs from the original text into your summary
  • Paraphrasing each sentence word-for-word
12. Poll
60 seconds
Why is it important to summarize?
  • To better understand what you're reading or hearing
  • To make yourself sound smarter when talking to others
  • To avoid having to read or listen carefully
13. Poll
60 seconds
What should you include in a summary?
  • The most important ideas and details from the original text
  • Your own opinions about the topic discussed in the original text
  • Extra information that was not discussed in the original text
14. Poll
60 seconds
How can summarizing help improve reading comprehension?
  • By helping you identify key ideas and details more easily
  • By allowing you to see how different parts of a larger work fit together
  • Both A and B.

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