Steps_in_Writing_a_Summary

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Steps in Writing a Summary First , begin by making four columns on a sheet of paper. What are you summarizing? What does it begin with? What is in the middle? How does it end? Second , fill in these columns with information from your reading. As you fill in the columns, remember to: 1. Delete trivial material 2. Delete repetitive material 3. Provide a term that labels or categorizes a list of items or actions Third , when you have filled in your columns, write a summary sentence using this information for each column. Or, instead of four sentences, put all the information into one sentence. Fourth , ask yourself the following questions after you have written your summary: 1. Is anything important left out? 2. Is the information in the right order? 3. Have I selected to write the things that the author or teacher think are most important? Finally , ask yourself about the style of writing. 1. Read each sentence aloud to be sure it reads smoothly.
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