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Summarising a written text

How to summarise a written text.

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Summarising a written text

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Factsheet: Summarising a written text

  • Rt/L1.1 Trace and understand the main events of continuous descriptive, explanatory and persuasive texts
  • Understanding the meaning of the text
  • Using a dictionary
  • Using headings and sub headings
  • Always reading and checking your draft
  • Writing a summary in sentence format using correct grammar and punctuation