posted by Michelle on .
I have to write a summary of a book that I've read, and I've been writing it, and I'm worried I'm putting in too much detail/making it too specific/too long?
I wasn't sure if I'm supposed to summarize the whole plot in a couple of paragraphs, or if it's like the way I'm doing it, which is mentioning all the notable events that happen each chapter?
You'll have to clarify with your teacher. Usually, I would want an overall summery with the main plot in a few paragraphs, but every teacher is different.
Here are some "guides" for a summary: