The summary begins with a clear topic sentence that states the main idea of the selection. Title and author of text are included if appropriate.
-All important details are included.
-Details are in logical order.
-Demonstrates clear understanding of information in the text.
-Paraphrases information using own words
-Less than 5 errors exist in spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and sentence structure.
Summaries should be a minimum of 1 pg double-spaced, with 1 inch margins, size 12 New Times Roman font. Include your full name in the header section. DO NOT include any other information at the top of your summary.