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Strategic Reading and Writing: Summarizing Antislavery Biographies

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Strategic Reading and Writing: Summarizing Antislavery Biographies

Grades 3 – 7
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 60- to 90-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Sarah Dennis-Shaw

Avon, Massachusetts


International Literacy Association


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September 20, 2012

I really like this lesson plan. I will definitely use it in my future classroom. Thanks! Do you think that the students would enjoy creating a Power Point with their group instead of a handout?


Diane Turco

January 14, 2010

Great plan. Would it be possible to add ELA standards of summarizing to the plan?


Kaylee Olney

January 14, 2010

Thanks for the comment, Diane. We'll check the ELA standards assigned to this lesson to ensure that they are accurate.
--Kaylee Olney, Associate Editor, ReadWriteThink.org



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