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story summary in 6 words

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What is it?

An inventive hack idea, in which you take any story that you please, and summarise the plot line with a meer six words.

Where will it happen?

A desk or anywhere you please.

When is it?



Think of a story and summarise the story, getting it down to 6 words to represent that story.

Activity log

I have chosen the book 'Because of Winn-Dixie'.
This my interpretation of the book in just 6 words:
Dog transforms town into harmonious community.

This is a great way to think about the book you've just finished reading. I think it allows closure to the book and allows readers to feel at peace almost with the ending of the book

This is such a useful activity when talking to children about books they've been reading in the Summer Reading Challenge. Some children try to tell you the entire story in a lot of detail and this is a fun way for them to engage in the books in a different way