This video is a tutorial to help students with summarizing texts. It distinguishes between summarizing fiction and non-fiction texts. For fiction it presents C2- Character and Conflict. It looks at an example from the "Hunger Games". For non-fiction, students need to find the topic and state what the author says about the topic. It looks at an example from a news article. General summarization tips: Summarize in your own words; focus on structure of the text, not the theme; stay objective; and capture the opinion of the author.
Summarization Aid is a free educational video by EnglishI PLC.It helps students in grades HS practice the following standards RI.9-10.2,W.9-10.9,.
1. RI.9-10.2 : Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
2. W.9-10.9 : Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research..
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