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English Language Arts: Key Ideas and Details from Literature

Activity: Provide an objective summary of a book or chapter you recently read, highlighting the central theme of the text. 

Tip: Students can use the Note tool built into Seesaw, or they can use the Add File tool to import their summary from the device, Google Drive, or Dropbox. They can also use the Camera tool to take a photo of the book, and the Voice Recorder tool to record their summary. 

Supports Common Core: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.2CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.2
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

 

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