Essential Question On your Cornell Note Paper: What strategies are available to teach students summarization, and how will you use them in your lessons?
Summary “Identifying and accounting for essential information… Short descriptions of something said or done… Used to demonstrate comprehension of something written or spoken.” Critical Reading, page 127 9
The Elements of a Summary Middle Level Writing Pages 49 High School Writing Page 42 The Title and Author The Setting The Main Characters The Problem or the Conflict that Forms the Plot The Resolution The Theme and/or Author’s Purpose
Reflection Using Personal Connections to Improve the Understanding of: • Information • Ideas and Stories • Growth of the Learner 10
Summary v. Reflection Handout 3 From the new Math Tutorials in the AVID Elective
Summary Practice Compare to “answer” 14 Handout 8 from AVID Critical Reading
Summary Practice What did you like about this activity? What might students find challenging? 15
Cornell Note Summary Template Handout 11 From “AVID Focused Note Taking”
Author’s Claim Handout 14 From AVID Critical Reading
Say, Do, Mean Handout 16 From AVID Critical Reading
Strategies for Summary Group 1– Cornell Note Summary Template (using “Marking the Text” notes and questions) Group 2—Summarize Author’s Claims Group 3—Say, Do, Mean Independently read and mark the text: “A Second Chance for Juvenile Offenders” 5 minutes 19
Rules for Marking The Text Handout 19 From AVID Critical Reading • Before reading… • Number each paragraph. • While reading… • Circle key terms • Underline information relevant to the reading purpose • Write critical questions in the margin Marking the Text = Cornell Notes without the summary!
Strategies for Summary Group 1– Cornell Note Summary Template Group 2—Summarize Author’s Claims Group 3—Say, Do, Mean Complete independently Share with table group Return to home group Share your summary with group 21
Today’s Strategies • GIST • Summary Practice • Cornell Note Summary Template • Author’s Claim • Say Do Mean
Make the Connection: 21 Century Learning Skills Student Outcomes and WICR Writing Inquiry Collaboration Reading
Next Steps • Write summary of your notes. • What did you like about your strategy? • What might students find challenging? • Discuss Next Steps with table group: • Which summary strategy will you use first? • How will you incorporate summaries into your lesson plans? 24