Discussion: Summarizing Ideas
The ability to summarize material is an important skill for active readers and writers. Let’s discuss how you have used this skill as you were working on your literary essay. Take a look at part of a sample post.
Create one original post that
- Discusses the information that needs to be included in a summary.
- Explains how to identify the main idea and the important details.
- Briefly summarizes the main ideas for your paper.
Create two response posts that
- Respond to the original post of a classmate.
- Explain how your peer’s post affected your interpretation and understanding of the stories.
Use the discussion rubric to see how you will be graded.