How to Write a Summary: Lesson for Kids


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What is a summary?

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1. When writing a summary of a book, what should you include?

2. What are the six things a summary must include?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo helps you see what you know about writing summaries. Questions focus on the components of summaries.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these materials is to see what you know about:

  • What summaries can be written about
  • Meaning of summary
  • Things to include in a summary

Skills Practiced

Use the quiz and worksheet to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you pick out the most important details from the English lesson on writing summaries
  • Defining key concepts - be sure you can define main terms like summary
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what to include in a summary

Additional Learning

Keep learning with the lesson How to Write a Summary: Lesson for Kids. It was made to help you go over more information about:

  • Examples of a summary
  • What makes a good summary
  • Different parts of a summary