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Unformatted text preview: (Avoid using "the author says. ..," "the author argues. ..," etc.) 7. Compare your version to the original. 8. In the summary, you should include only the information your readers need. I. State the main point first. II. Use a lower level of technicality than the authors of the original article use. Do not write a summary your readers cannot understand. III. Make the summary clear and understandable to someone who has not read the original article. Your summary should stand on its own. IV. Write a summary rather than a table of contents. V. Add no new data and none of your own ideas. VI. Use a simple organization: a. Brief Introduction b. main point c. main results: give the main results d. conclusions/recommendations VII. Unless the examples in the article are essential, do not include the examples in your summary. If you include them, remember to explain them....
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