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Paragraph One  – Summary: Should Include:Name of BookName of AuthorCopyright Date3-5 sentences of what the chapter is about. A summary should answer basic questions about…

Paragraph One  – Summary: Should Include:Name of BookName of AuthorCopyright Date3-5 sentences of what the chapter is about.
A summary should answer basic questions about the original text such as “Who did what, where, and when?”, or “What is the main idea of the text?”, “What are the main supporting points?”, “What are the major pieces of evidence?”
Should not includeYour opinionsIt should not be written in the first person. Do not use You or I.Do not include many detailsShould not have quotes
Paragraph 2  –  never use the pronoun YouFind something/idea/concept/method/quote in the reading that really interests you.
State what it is by paraphrasing it while still giving acknowledgment to the author. Now explain why you picked this idea. What does it mean to you?Do you or know of someone who has experience with this idea?  If so, explainWith the information you learned, does this change your view?Paragraph 3  – never use the pronoun YouFind a different idea/concept/method/quote that is different from paragraph 2 in the reading that really interest you.
State what it is by paraphrasing it while still giving acknowledgment to the author. Now explain why you picked this idea. What does it mean to you.Do you or know of someone who has experience with this idea?  If so, explainWith the information you learned, does this change your view?Paragraph 4  – never use the pronoun YouFind a different idea/concept/method/quote that is different from paragraph 3 in the reading that really interest you.
State what it is by paraphrasing it while still giving acknowledgement to the author. Now explain why you picked this idea. What does it mean to you?Do you or know of someone who has experience with this idea?  If so, explainWith the information you learned, does this change your view?Paragraph 5  – never use the pronoun YouIs there anything in the reading that you will apply to your life?

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