Finding Details and Writing Summaries. She uses a non-fiction text for this lesson. There are examples, anchor charts, and a product (someone else's) advertised. There is also a link to a free article. Focused on fourth grade.
This poster would be great to teach students about summarizing, as the NYS ELA Common core standards indicate : and asks students to summarize a text they have read. This poster can be a reference tool when students start summary writing.
Determining the central idea and writing summaries for non-fiction. These two worksheets will help your students learn to identify the main or central idea of a nonfiction text, then convert the text to a clear, concise summary.