LTEL Summarizing Main Ideas (6-12) Template

Students will use comprehension reading skills and speaking skills to summarize main ideas in an informational text.

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Summarize ________________ (author's full name) main ideas ____________ in _____________ (title of text). Explain the key details the author uses to support or advance the ideas in the text.
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R2
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
W2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
W9
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
SL1
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
SL6
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
L1
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
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