Write short, usually incomplete sentence fragments that answer:
• Who? What? (Important Person/Character, Significant Objects)
• When? Where? (Setting: Time & Place)
• Why? (Explains character’s actions & motivations)
Avoid writing sentences. Sentences are harder to study from as there is more to read when
reviewing, which slows you down.
Cut out “the” etc. from start of point form phrases (see below)
[Note: statements that imply information , “reading between the lines” , require you to infer
information. If you are unsure of your inferred conclusion, put a “?