SUMMARY - authors full name , the title of the text, and...

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SUMMARY A BRIEF RESTATEMENT, IN YOUR OWN WORDS, OF THE CONTENTS OF A PASSAGE. CRITICAL READING FOR SUMMARY : EXAMINE THE CONTEXT of the article to summarize NOTE THE TITLE AND SUBTITLE IDENTIFY THE PURPOSE IDENTIFY MAIN POINTS (underline) and SUBORDINATE POINTS BREAK THE READING INTO SECTIONS or STAGES OF THOUGHT DISTINGUISH BETWEEN POINTS and EXAMPLES DISTINGUISH BETWEEN ARGUMENTS and COUNTERARGUMENTS WATH FOR TRANSITIONS WITHIN AND BETWEEN PARAGRAPHS READ ACTIVELY AND RECURSIVELY WRITING A SUMMARY
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- 2 - READ CRITICALLY (above) Write ONE-SENTENCE SUMMARIES of each STAGE OF THOUGHT . Label them. WRITE A THESIS : A one or two-sentence summary of the contents of a passage. WRITE THE FIRST DRAFT OF YOUR SUMMARY: -combine the thesis with the list of one- sentence summaries -combine the thesis with one-sentence summaries PLUS significant details CHECK YOUR SUMMARY AGAINST THE ORIGINAL PASSAGE. REVISE and EDIT. USEFUL TIPS FOR WRITING Summaries: Write an  opening sentence  with the 
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Unformatted text preview: authors full name , the title of the text, and the thesis statement. Note that this thesis may not fully coincide with the authors (if his or hers is not correct). In other words, this is the only place where you are not necessarily re-stating ideas but interpreting the piece. After the first use of the authors full name, use his/her last name or a pronoun.- 3 - Use present tense throughout. If some ideas are difficult to paraphrase, quote them. If the passage is long enough (i.e. more than one page), cite in parenthesis the page # Respect the order of appearance in the original Revise for content (accuracy of ideas) Edit means revising for form (grammar, transitions, spelling) DO NOT Add your own ideas Comment on any of them Evaluate them Interpret them...
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