Assignment 12: Write a Summarizing and Synthesizing Question

Summarizing and Synthesizing Questions

1. Which of the following statements about SUMMARIZING is false?
A. The Summary is what the passage is mostly about.
B. The Summary is what all or most of the sentences or paragraphs are about.
C. The Summary is usually found in more than just one sentence of the passage. 
D. The Summary is one isolated thought in a passage.


2. Which of the following statements about SUMMARIZING is true?
A. The Summary is a thought that is true but is not in the passage.
B. The Summary is what the passage is mostly about.
C. The Summary is specific, detailed information contained in the passage.
D. The Summary is always found in the first sentence of the passage.

Some sample summarizing and synthesizing questions:

Which statement best summarizes.....

What's the main idea?

What is the most important theme?

What is the text mostly about?

This aricle or video mainly describes....

This text was written in order to .....

You must also create answers to choose from since these are multiple choice questions.

A.  Write an answer that is correct.

B.  Write an answer that is "plausible" but not correct.

C. Write an answer that is correct, but not related to the question.

D. Don't use "all of the above" as an answer.


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