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What is summarizing?

Summarizing is stating the most important information about something in a short way. Summaries do not contain the details of a text or someone's opinions about that text.

Why is it important?

Summarizing is an important skill that helps readers understand a piece of writing and remember the key information contained in the text.

In this worksheet, students will summarize multiple passages and give each one a title. It is suitable for Grades 5-8.


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