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Summarizing

Introduction: 

 

Good books, articles, and movies are full of interesting details. But when you’re discussing them with a friend, you want to make a long story short. In other words, you summarize.

In this lesson you will:
  • Review the basics of summarizing
  • Identify main idea statements and detail statements
  • Use categories to summarize lists

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Skills: 
Summarizing
Main Idea, Prediction, and Inference