please see attachment because this is what my teacher is looking for.
Task Sheet for Summaries
Example of Summary: An
example is provided in the Week One Folder.
Watch (20 minutes).
Ask students take 5 minutes to respond:
“What struck you about that? What interested
“Do you agree or disagree?” “Why?”
Then present my PowerPoint presentation on
Go on to
Thomas Sowell article.
Review the PowerPoint lesson, “Summarizing.”
Apply the principles of good writing to your summaries
as well as your essays.
Summaries will have depth consisting of 2 to 3 pages (typed,
double-spaced, using 12-point Times New Roman font with standard APA margins)
based on assignment. This means the discussion you present is more than one and
a half pages and not over 3 pages in length. Do not use more than 2 quotes in
your draft. This does not include the cover page and references. An example
summary with feedback is provided in the Course Content Folder for Week One. You will submit your summaries using email in
Blackboard. See Syllabus for due dates
and assignment criteria.
the following when drafting your summaries.
- brief or concise
- the central idea (the
- the main points
- highlight the most
faithful to the author’s content
faithful to the author’s intent
full comprehension is essential
no distortions, additions or omissions
- Beware the tendency to focus on only the
parts you understand or the parts which you find most interesting.
- Include the following:
- the central idea or aim of the
- the main points
- any crucial details
- No omissions or additions or distortions
Open with identifying information
Aim and scope
Main ideas or points
Assert focus points or talking points
present in the order you establish.
with summary based on the work presented.
Note: All summaries are submitted via email to me on