Writing A Summary
A SUMMARY SHOULD BE:
Make sure the information _____________ ________________ in the book--not in the dream you had last night.
Write the _____________ _____________for each section. Don't write five pages on chapter one, and two sentences on chapter two.
Stick to the ______________. Don't include your personal opinions about the story.
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 ______________.