JOINING THE CONVERSATION Chapter 7 Summary Chapter 7, entitled Writing to Analyze, focuses mainly on the writer and how best to fulfill their role or purpose as an interpreter someone whose principal goal is to assist readers understand the text. Write a chapter summary by first reading the chapter to determine the most salient and important points. By making an outline, it allows for easy organization.
Depending on the material and word count, writing a chapter summary may require different amounts of material to be cut. Writing a chapter summary 1. Writing a Chapter SummaryChapter 1 2. What is a summary? A brief restatement, in your own words, of the content of a passage.
In your case, it will be a chapter. The key is to focus on the central idea. 3. Write a brief summary for the following image: 4. A summary is a concise explanation of the main ideas and supporting details of a work of writing.
To decide which details to include in the summary of a book chapter, consider the" who, what, when, where, why and how" while reading the chapter. Take notes that answer these questions and compile the information into complete sentences.
With thanks to: Swales, John M. and Christine B. Feat. Academic Writing for Graduate Students, Essential Tasks and Skills. Ann Arbor: U Michigan P, 1994. Preparing to Write: To write a good summary it is important to thoroughly understand the material you are working with.
Here are some preliminary steps in writing a summary. 1. This chapter presents three methods for choosing the material to include in a summary: selection and deletion, note taking, and miniaturizing. The methods overlap somewhat.