Writing A Summary

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A SUMMARY SHOULD BE:

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Make sure the information _____________ ________________ in the book--not in the dream you had last night.


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Write the _____________ _____________for each section. Don't write five pages on chapter one, and two sentences on chapter two.


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Stick to the ______________. Don't include your personal opinions about the story.


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In your ______________ _______________, not your neighbor's, not the author's--written by yours truly.

TOP THREE THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND


1. __________________ what you have read! (If you don't, read it again, or ask for help!!)


2. Write IN YOUR ___________ ________________. Only use quotations if absolutely necessary.


3. Make sure to separate the ____________ ____________ from the ______________.