Summarizing Text

When it comes to summarizing text, you need to be able to state the main point of a story. So, a summary is just stating the main point of a story. So, you’re reading an entire story, and then, you’re just taking the important things, and writing about that.

If you’ve ever looked at the back of a book, you’ll see a summary on the back of a book, and so, there’s a whole book that may be 100 or 200 pages, but the author summarizes it on the back of the books, so that you get an idea of what it’s about. So, that’s what you’re trying to do through a summary.

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