Lesson Plan


This folder contains a summarization assignment that the teacher can introduce in the first week and use throughout the unit. This assignment, once modeled and practiced, can be used as a think-pair-share activity to review past readings and predict future events. This resource is part of the The Secret Life of Bees collection.


  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8


The Secret Life of Bees Sue Monk Kidd unit



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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2011-05-27.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This lesson plan is a child of the parent unit, The Secret Life of Bees, http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_jemlloyd/TheSecretLifeofBees. It is on summarization and includes graphic organizers and posters for the classroom. Materials are provided and include a graphic organizer, a chart model and a complete mini lesson. The mini lesson is followed by guided practice then independent practice and assessment. This assignment can be used at many points throughout the novel.

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