3 means to tell ways in which things are alike and different. To compare andmeans to tell ways in which things are alike and different.contrast
4 It may help to think about where the story takes place. Summarizing a story means telling the story in a short way. Make sure to tell the important parts.It may help to think about where the story takes place.It may help to think about the beginning, middle and end.It may help to think about who the story is about.
5 Who was this story about? Let’s summarize!Who was this story about?Ruby and her duck family
6 What was the setting of the story? Let’s summarize!What was the setting of the story?in a nest by a lake
7 Let’s summarize! What happened in the beginning? Ruby’s egg was the last to hatch.
8 What happened in the middle? Let’s summarize!What happened in the middle?Ruby did everything in her own time. When she grew up and learned to fly, she flew off.
9 What happened at the end? Let’s summarize!What happened at the end?Ruby came back with her own family.
10 Which one sounds like a good summary? Ruby is a duck that lives by a lake with her family. In the beginning, Ruby’s egg was the last to hatch. In the middle, she did everything on her own time and flew away. In the end, Ruby came back with her own family.Once upon a time upon a nest beside a lake, there lived two ducks. These ducks were the mom and dad of Rufus, Rory, Rosie, Rebecca and Ruby. They were a nice family. The little ducks learned many things.
11 Knowing about summarizing will help you become a super reader!
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