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How to Write a Summary

Writing in English

Int – High Int

In this lesson, students learn how to write an objective summary of a written work. Students view an example of a summary and try a step-by-step approach.

Printable Lesson
  • 2+ hours
  • 7 pages
Audio

This lesson does not contain audio.

Tasks
  • warm-up
  • introduction to summarizing
  • reasons for summarizing
  • formatting a summary
  • writing a summary
  • comprehension
  • writing challenge (assessment)
Vocabulary
  • summarize
  • paraphrase
  • attributive tag
  • relevant
  • sparingly
  • condensed
  • objective
  • concise
  • proofread
  • annotate