From Egg to Emperor – A Penguin Grows Up is a nonfiction story about the Emperor Penguin life cycle. The second graders in Ms. Connor’s Title I class at Warwick River Christian read and wrote about this.

A Penguin Grows Up

 

Second graders know how to write a summary of the story!

  • The topic sentence and wrap up sentences are underlined or written in green.
  • The sentences underlined or typed in red are the “juicy details.”

Below are their first and final drafts summarizing how a penguin grows up.

 

A Penguin Grows Up – Our Summaries

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A Penguin Grows Up first draft
A Penguin Grows Up final draft

 

 

 

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A Penguin Grows Up first draft
A Penguin Grows Up final draft

 

 

 

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A Penguin Grows Up first draft
Pinguin grows up