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Key Points of Summarizing Strategies´╗┐

  • ´╗┐Summarizing is a Learning Strategy, not an instructional strategy
  • All students must summarize to construct meaning
  • Summarizing provides evidence of learning & reveals misconceptions
  • Summarizing should be distributed throughout the lesson
  • All students should answer the essential question at the end of the lesson

Thompson, M. & Thompson J. (2008). Connecting Exemplary Practices in Acquisition Lessons. Learning-Focused Solutions, Inc.:NC.