Summarizing is an essential reading comprehension skill for all subject areas. Help students understand summarizing using Spotlight on Reading: Summarizing for grades 5-6. This 48-page book includes a variety of high-interest lessons and activities that make learning fun The exercises increase in difficulty as the book progresses, so students practice more-advanced skills as they work. With a variety of formats, teachers can provide direct instruction, reinforcement, and independent practice throughout the year. This book is perfect for practice at home and school and includes an answer key. It aligns with state, national, and Canadian provincial standards.