Online Supplement: Library Periodicals
Worksheet for Activity 4:
How To Write A Summary
You must use the article "Can People be Judged by their Appearance?" by Eric Berne. This lesson will help you learn how to write a longer summary of an article in a periodical.
- Starting with paragraph number 10 write a complete sentence summarizing each paragraph.
- Write a thesis statement in your own words which summarizes paragraph 10-15.
- Combine your thesis and all of your one sentence summaries to create a summary paragraph. Use transitional words or combine sentences to create a smooth logical flow of ideas.