The second graders’ in Ms. Connor’s Title I class at Warwick River Christian first read Recess at 20 Below by Cindy Lou Ailloud.
They prepared to write a summary of the story by next creating a first draft. The students marked the topic sentence and wrap-up sentence in green. They noted the “juicy detail” sentences with red.
Lastly, each student wrote a final draft of his or her summary of Recess at 20 Below. Again, the second graders noted topic sentence and wrap-up sentences with green text and detail sentences with red text.
Our First Drafts and Final Summaries
of Recess at 20 Below