Middle School Matters Institute


This video, developed by the Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies (TALA)/ Vaughn Gross Center for Reading and Language Arts, demonstrates the "get the gist routine" to help students find the main idea of a passage.  This routine is used to help students develop a summary paragraph after reading a text.

Developed by:

Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies (Vaughn Gross Center for Reading and Language Arts at The University of Texas at Austin)

Date Posted to this Site

December 09, 2014

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