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Department
English
Course
ENGL 1127
Professor
T.Polukoshko
Semester
Summer

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Summary Writing Process 1. Make Sure you fully understand the piece  where active readers come in handy 2. Note for gist  make notes for main points  avoid full sentences o take notes in sentence fragments (do not write exact quote)  where accidental plagiarism can occur  find different but similar words  avoid trivial details o stick to the big ideas  keep track of page numbers  keep interpretations/criticism separate 3. Make an Outline  have everything on one page o to look at everything all at once 4. Determine how long your summary should be  compare how long the original’s summary is 5. write the summary (without looking at the original piece)  attribute statements to the author(s) o *
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