Snow Day 3

 

Snow Day Assignment 3

Mrs. Lefelhoc’s Read 180

Summarizing

Read the paragraph below. Circle the letter of the answer that gives the better summary.

  1. Earth turns on its axis as it moves through space. This turning causes day and night. It takes about 24 hours for Earth to spin on its axis. The part of Earth facing the sun gets light. The part of Earth facing away from the sun is dark.


 

  1. This paragraph explains why every place on Earth has both day and night.

  2. The Earth turns on its axis one full time in a 24-hour period. Different places on Earth face the sun at different times, so they have night and day at different times.

Summarize each paragraph below. Make sure to use your own words.

  1. Before 1920, women in the United States were not permitted to vote. If they tried to vote, they were put in jail. Many women thought this was not fair. They protested this law until it was changed.

This paragraph tells about ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. One way to avoid getting sick is to wash your hands often. Germs spread through contact with doorknobs or other objects that people touch. Soap and water help to stop germs from spreading.


 

This paragraph explains ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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