This summarization strategy is an effective way to end a class session.  Students are asked to complete the 3-2-1 prompts on their own paper or on a form created by the teacher.  Some examples and links for 3-2-1 have been provided for you.

Generic 3-2-1 Chart


Websites on 3-2-1 Summary:

Reading Quest.org: 3-2-1

Reading Informational Texts Using the 3-2-1 Strategy


3-2-1 Strategy


Activating Prior Knowledge
Vocabulary Development
Comprehension Strategies
Summarization Techniques
Writing Across the Curriculum
Getting to Know Students
Technology Tools