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1. Transcript: Write a SummaryTranscript (Video)Transcript (Video with Audio Description)Transcript (Video)Screen 100:00:05.00Jai-Young: Hi, Jai-Young here. Jai-Young: I'm headed out on a trip this week. I hope I packed everything.00:00:11.00Jai-Young: I don't mean I packed everything I own. If I packed everything I owned, that'd be too much! Instead, I packed only the most important things I'llneed for a short trip.00:00:23.00Jai-Young: Hey, packing for a trip is kind of like writing a summary. To write asummary of this book, I would start by identifying the main ideas.00:00:32.00Jai-Young: In addition to the main ideas, I would include important characters, setting, conflict, and resolution in my summary. I would not include minor characters, dialogue, descriptive language, or my opinion. Here's an example.00:00:49.00[Airplane taking off]Screen 200:00:53.00Jai-Young (off-screen): First, let's read the story.00:00:55.00Jai-Young (off-screen): Tia and Marco took their seats as the train began to move. It was a perfect day for a picnic in City Park. Marco checked in his backpack. "I packed the blanket, food - Oh, no! Where's my wallet?" Tia said, "Isaw you take it out on the platform before we boarded the train." "I think I left it," Marco said. "My ticket was in there!" The conductor entered the train car. "Tickets!" she called out. When she got to Marco, he told her about his lost wallet. "Was it red?" she asked. Marco nodded. The conductor pulled a red wallet out of her pocket. "Looks like I got your ticket right here!"00:01:33.00Jai-Young (off-screen): Now let's reread the story to find the main ideas for our summary.00:01:36.00Jai-Young (off-screen): The characters are Tia, Marco, and the conductor. The setting is the train.00:01:46.00Jai-Young (off-screen): We don't need to include 'It was a perfect day for a picnic' in our summary. That's not a key detail or a main idea. A key detail is a detail that is essential to know to understand the story. Including irrelevantdetails in our summary weakens our writing, confuses our audience, and makes forboring reading. Keeping a summary to the point keeps readers engaged and gives them only what they need to understand the story.00:02:08.00Jai-Young (off-screen): The conflict is that Marco loses his wallet with his train ticket in it. These details and dialogue about the conflict don't need to be included. Just tell what happened in your own words.00:02:19.00Jai-Young (off-screen): The resolution is that the conductor finds Marco's wallet.00:02:25.00Jai-Young (off-screen): Now we're ready to summarize. Let's begin with a topic sentence that summarizes the whole story. A topic sentence states or explains what your summary is about. Be sure your topic sentence is clear and to the point to help your audience understand what they are reading about. Then summarize the main ideas.

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