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Writing an Objective Summary of a Story

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If you're asked to write an objective summary, which of the following should you avoid?

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1. When listing the events of the story, what should you keep in mind when choosing what to list?

2. When you write the events you'll want to paraphrase them. Paraphrasing means...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

An objective summary of a story follows certain guidelines, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of this technique. You'll be assessed on the principles of writing an objective summary

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Meaning of objective summary
  • Characteristics of this type of summary
  • How to write an objective summary

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related writing lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as paraphrase and summary
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what can make a summary objective

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson called Writing an Objective Summary of a Story. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the meaning of objective summary
  • Learn how to write an objective summary
  • Look at a well-known text to determine the aspects of its objective summary
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