What is this strategy about?
Ask pupils to apply their knowledge of a tricky concept, theory or idea into a single but complex sentence in a given time. The lack of space and time should result in a creative, inventive sentence.
What is a one-sentence summary?
One-sentence summaries, also known as a logine, condenses a passage into just a sentence. It only communicates essential facts in a simple statement that can be quickly conveyed and understood.
Why is summarising important?
Summarising teaches pupils to identify and discern the most important ideas in a text and ignore irrelevant information. This skill is essential for note-taking and researching.
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Choose this strategy if you want to...
- Teach pupils to write effectively
- Develop and refine ideas
- Unlock great paragraphs and great essays by teaching single great sentences
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