By Rick Wormeli
Educators agree that the power to summarize--to establish salient info and constitution it for that means, long term retention, and winning application--is a necessary educational ability. examine affirms summarization’s popularity as a powerful solution to enhance comprehension and fulfillment. we all know summarization works. yet isn't really it, good, slightly boring?
It does not need to be.
Rick Wormeli, a instructor qualified by means of the nationwide Board for pro educating criteria, makes the case that summarization is not just some of the most potent how one can enhance scholar studying, it is also the most versatile, responsive, and fascinating. the following, you can find a classroom-tested choice of written, spoken, inventive, and kinesthetic summarization strategies for either person assignments and staff actions around the content material components. appropriate for college kids in grades 3-12, those ideas are simply adjustable to any curriculum and awarded with considerable instructions and bright, multidisciplinary examples. they're necessary additions to each teacher's repertoire.
Wormeli additionally clarifies the method of educating scholars find out how to summarize and features a detailed part at the key ability of paraphrasing. The e-book concludes with an collection of unique textual content excerpts and job prompts--a nice origin for academics able to use summarization of their personal classrooms.
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