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Reading Comprehension
Summarizing
Summarizing
• Reading Comprehension is important so that
we understand what we read.
• One way to make sure we comprehend ...
Retelling is a way of summarizing.
It’s important because it extracts the essential
information of a text:
• the main idea...
Retelling
In order to retell, you need to think about the
major elements of the text. These include:
• Characters
• Settin...
Tools
You may use different tools to help you retell the
story.
Maybe you’ve seen some of these?
Story Map
or
Graphic Organizer
or
Story Time
Sit back and listen to the story that I will read.
…
Retelling with a Story Map
I thought about the:
• characters
• setting
• Problem
• Resolution
Retelling with a Story Map
Then, I used a story map to retell this story.
Story Time!
Sit back and listen to the story that I will read.
Retelling
Your turn!
Choose one of the graphic organizers to retell
the story that you just heard.
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Reading comprehension power point

  1. 1. Reading Comprehension Summarizing
  2. 2. Summarizing • Reading Comprehension is important so that we understand what we read. • One way to make sure we comprehend what we read is to retell what we read. Have you ever retold a story?
  3. 3. Retelling is a way of summarizing. It’s important because it extracts the essential information of a text: • the main idea • the supporting details
  4. 4. Retelling In order to retell, you need to think about the major elements of the text. These include: • Characters • Setting • Problem • Attempts to resolve problem • Resolution • Outcome
  5. 5. Tools You may use different tools to help you retell the story. Maybe you’ve seen some of these?
  6. 6. Story Map or
  7. 7. Graphic Organizer or
  8. 8. Story Time Sit back and listen to the story that I will read. …
  9. 9. Retelling with a Story Map I thought about the: • characters • setting • Problem • Resolution
  10. 10. Retelling with a Story Map Then, I used a story map to retell this story.
  11. 11. Story Time! Sit back and listen to the story that I will read.
  12. 12. Retelling Your turn! Choose one of the graphic organizers to retell the story that you just heard.

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