Summarizing and Paraphrasing

Reading Comprehension Skill of the Week

Essential Question: How do summarizing and paraphrasing help us to better understand what we read? 

 We have been practicing summarizing information from what we read and even what we hear.  Summarizing helps us to remember the IMPORTANT information, not the insignificant.

Paraphrasing is also a skill we have been working on.  Paraphrasing is restating something you've read or heard in YOUR OWN WORDS.