Toolkit of Reading Grades 4-8

Synthesizing
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Synthesizing

 

Synthesizing is an essential skill for thoughtful readers. This lesson will help your students combine different ideas to build knowledge. The Synthesizing lesson includes a definition, an explanation of how the skill is used, an example, and practice questions with excerpts from real books.
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Created for grades 4–8, the Toolkit of Reading features quick, clear lessons on all the critical skills students need to understand complex texts, including new skills emphasized in the Common Core State Standards. These engaging resources, available as downloadable PDFs, define key terms, describe how and why the skills are important to readers, and provide a series of activities to encourage mastery. These lessons can kick off a reading lesson or serve as an impromptu refresher of skills already introduced.

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This lesson features passages by Charles Dickens and Rudyard Kipling.