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Lesson 2: Summarizing an Informational Text

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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)