Summary Assignments

Summary Assignments – 10%
2 Summaries (2 pages total)
Over the course of the semester, students complete at least two graded summaries of assigned readings..

Outcomes for EN 101 summary assignments:
• Master pre-reading and reading strategies for different texts
• Understand how genre and intended audience shapes reading and writing
• Determine the logic to the ordering of ideas in a text and identify transitions as signposts to the different parts of texts
• Annotate a reading by identifying main ideas and supporting evidence
• Recognize the effect of perspective and purpose on tone, organization, and vocabulary choice
• Summarize accurately

Standard Summary Assignment

Summary Grading Criteria (for students)

Summary Grading Criteria (for instructors)

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