Objective Summary

by Powell

An objective summary is a summary that does not include any opinions or judgments about what is written in the text. Instead, it only includes information that comes from the text. Writing objective summaries can help you understand texts that you read and identify the most important information in the text.

How to write an objective summary

include 3-5 essentials details from the text

choose 1-2 essential details from the beginning 1-2 from the middle 1-2 from the end

leave out supporting or minor details

Restate the information in your own words… DO NOT COPY FROM THE TEXT. You are not citing textual evidence but instead writing about the text in your own words.

Do not include any opinion or personal feelings ..

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