summarize the document
When you use sources in your paper, you will need to either quote, paraphrase, or summarize the information. Summaries are used for longer passages; they provide a brief, overview of the source, using new and unique phrasing.
Using 3 to 4 sentences, summarize the document you have selected from the library guide.
Note: Remember to cite any works you use in your assignment. You will not be graded on the citations; the purpose is just to make certain you are practicing using citations.
Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:
Summarize the source in three to four sentences.
Clearly reference the author’s ideas using your own words.