“Klondike Kate” — Summarizing & Paraphrasing

This week, our “little readers” read another non-fiction text. This time, they read a biography titled, “Klondike Kate.”

Into a New Country

Not only did our reader’s learn about the characteristics that define a biography, but they also practiced, once again, the skills of summarizing and paraphrasing. Through the use of “Klondike Kate” and an anchor chart on “How to Find the Main Idea,” our fifth graders were able to summarize and paraphrase various texts.

Biome Foldable Ex, Dec Book Talks, Ocean Salt Lab 021

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