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Instructor Overview

The purpose of this lesson is to help students develop their paraphrasing and summarizing skills. Focusing on the I do, We do, You do method, the lesson is collaborative between teachers and students. 


  • paraphrase information in a nonfiction text
  • connect like ideas and combine sentences
  • create a summary of a piece of nonfiction 
  • edit writing for mechanics, usage, grammar, and spelling errors
  • publish a summary 

Approx. Time: one week