Which of the following is not an effective strategy for writing summary?

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Some of the questions that follow are true-false or multiple choice questions, and some require you to write short answers.

Before writing a summary, you may want to preview the work by. gaining a quick overview of the article by reading the introduction and conclusion considering ways in which the title condenses the article’s meaning note any words that have been emphasized with italic or boldface type all of the these

FILL-IN: Reporting information in your own words and style without condensing it is called .

TRUE or FALSE: If you borrow only a single sentence (without proper attribution) it is not plagiarism.

Which of the following is not an effective way to avoid plagiarism?

Read the information, set it aside, and then try to explain it in your own words and style.

Use an online thesaurus to change most of the words in a found passage.

Once you’ve written a paraphrase, compare your words and sentence structure to those of the original.

Credit the original source with an in-text citation.

TRUE or FALSE:  A summary is also referred to as a précis or abstract.

TRUE or FALSE: It is a good idea to insert your own ideas and opinions into any summary you write.

TRUE or FALSE: Simply changing one or two words from the original is not a paraphrase.

FILL-IN: If you omit the irrelevant words in a quotation, you must show the omission by including in place of the deleted words.

Which of the following is not an effective strategy for writing summary?

Preserve the balance and proportion of the original work.

Periodically refer to the author or article to emphasize that this is a summary.

Include three or more quotations from the text in each paragraph of summary.

Express the main points and key details in your own words.

TRUE or FALSE: If you want to use a quotation that is longer than four lines, you should block the quotation, indenting it by an extra margin.


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