These videos, developed by the Vaughn Gross Center for Reading and Language Arts at The University of Texas at Austin as part of the Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies (TALA), demonstrate how to write summaries of text.
Summarization Routine (Grade 6)
Summarization Routine: Student Practice (Grades 7–8)
Summarization Routine: Writing and Editing (Grade 6)
Summarization: Student Practice Writing and Editing (Grades 7–8)