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What is a summary?
a brief restatement using your own words
an extended restatement that includes in-depth analysis
a brief restatement using quotations
an exact quotation of the main idea
Which of the following is not a characteristic of a summary?
includes only the main points
includes direct quotations
omits direct quotations
written in your own words
Which of the following is not a step in writing a summary?
ask yourself what the author’s major point is
use the writer’s exact words
after writing, reread the source to ensure you have summarized correctly
read the original source carefully
Which of the following is not a characteristic of paraphrasing?
paraphrases are objective
paraphrases are less detailed than summaries
paraphrases keep the same organization as the source
paraphrases use your own words, not those of a source
Which of the following is the correct definition of paraphrasing?
it restates information from a source using your own words
it provides information using a summary of various sources and a mixture of direct quotations and your own words
it restates information from a source using only direct quotations
it provides new information about a source
Which of the following is not a step in paraphrasing?
write a draft of your paraphrase, but do not use the original source
do not take notes as you read
check your version against the original source
read the passage until you understand its full meaning
What should you do if you find a phrase worth quoting in your paraphrase?
note the page number
do not include it
put it in italics
put the phrase in quotation marks and include the page number
Which of the following is correct?
a quotation is the record of your original source’s main point in your own words
a quotation is the record of the exact words of your source indicated by quotation marks
a quotation is the record of the exact words of your source indicated by italics
a quotation is the record of your original source in your own words