Friday, 19 August 2016

Summarising the Main Idea

Summarising the Main Idea

L.I. To look for keywords and phrases

Good readers notice key words.  Here are some clues to help you find key words:
  • Key words are directly connected to the topic
  • Key words are often repeated in the title and the text
  • A key word helps you to remember an important idea
Use this table to help you summarise the main ideas in a text in your own words.  It is important that you use your own words to show your understanding and to avoid plagiarism.  If you don’t know what some words mean, look them up.

Keywords from the title

Keywords from sub headings
New words I need to look up

Read the text and record key words/phrases that answer these questions:

Rio 2016 / Olympic Events Athletic  
Where? Rio de Janeiro ,Brazil
Track-and-field events will be held at the Rio Olympic Stadium
When? Athletics events start on Friday 12 August with the final event, the men’s marathon, on the
closing day of the Olympics – Sunday 21 August.
Who? Athletes who are competing for the Athletic Events
Why? Rules
Every 100-meter sprinter must begin the race with his feet in the starting blocks.
The marathon distance (42.2km) is a result of the 1908 Olympic Games in London where the.
L.I To Identify and to Summarize  the main ideas.
I had to summarize the main ideas in a story  about Athletics. I had to fill in the 5 W's and the 1 H. It was really easy.

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