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Lesson plan

Lesson 2: Summarizing an Informational Text

Lesson 2: Summarizing an Informational Text

Students read and summarize the second section (“Content and Form”) of “What is Rhetoric?” in pairs and add to their vocabulary logs and summaries from the previous lesson.

Additional Materials:

  • Rhetoric Text Access Document

  • A copy of “What is Rhetoric?” for each student

  • Annotated Exemplar of “What is Rhetoric?”

  • Yellow highlighters

  • Reading Response Journals

  • Reading Support handout for teachers

  • Vocab Log (blank)

  • Vocab Log (completed)