One-Sentence Summaries Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say Dr. Williams

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<ul><li><p>One-Sentence SummariesSay What You Mean and Mean What You SayDr. Williams</p></li><li><p>Quick CheckRaise your hand if you think you are good at summarizing something you read.Raise your hand if you like to summarize something you read.What do you like/dislike about summarizing?What makes summarizing easy/difficult?</p></li><li><p>Do you know what these concepts mean?DescriptionCompare/ContrastSequenceProblem/SolutionCause/Effect</p></li><li><p>One-Sentence Summary FramesProvides you with a tool to answer the questions "Who does what to whom, when, where, how, and why?" (represented by the letters WDWWWWHW) about a given topic, and then to synthesize those answers into a simple informative, grammatical, and long summary sentence.http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/assess-2.htm </p></li><li><p>One-Sentence Summary FramesElevator PitchIf you are stopped in an elevator and are asked to summarize something, you need to be able to do it before the elevator ride is over.</p></li><li><p>Basis for this ActivityTake a second and think about the stories The Three Little Pigs and Goldilocks and The Three Bears.</p></li><li><p>DescriptionFind the most important details ONLYCreate a category or labelA ___________ is a kind of _________ that _________.</p></li><li><p>Description PracticeFinish the following statement:</p><p>A fable is a kind of __________ that __________.</p></li><li><p>Compare/ContrastMust have at least two items to summarize.Looks at similarities and differences.Focus on the important ideas.X and Y are similar in that they are both ________, but X ____________ while Y ______________.</p></li><li><p>Compare/Contrast PracticeBased on what you know about The Three Little Pigs and Goldilocks and The Three Bears complete the following:</p><p>Goldilocks and the Wolf are similar in that they are both __________, but Goldilocks __________, while the Wolf _____________________.</p></li><li><p>SequenceOrder is key.Must put events in chronological order.Good for passing of time or steps to an experiment._______ begins with __________, continues with ______, and ends with ___________.</p></li><li><p>Sequence PracticeBased on what you know about The Three Little Pigs complete the following:The Three Little Pigs begins with __________, continues with _______, and ends with _______________.</p></li><li><p>Problem/SolutionStates both the problem faced/presented and the way the problem was solved.Focus on the important details._____ wanted _____, but __________ so _______.</p></li><li><p>Problem/Solution PracticeBased on what you know about Goldilocks and the Three Bears complete the following:Goldilocks wanted ________, but ________, so _______________.</p></li><li><p>Cause/EffectLooks at the results of a certain incident, behavior, idea, etc.Make sure you focus on the relationship of the cause and the effect. Dont get distracted with other information.________ happens because ________ OR __________ causes ___________.</p></li><li><p>Cause/Effect PracticeBased on what you know about Goldilocks and the Three Bears complete the following:The three Bears were ___________ because __________________. </p></li></ul>