Summarizer: Prepare a brief summary of the day’s reading. In addition to your sample questions, you might ask yourself what details, characters, or events are so important that they would be included on an exam. If it helps you to organize the information, consider making a numbered list or a timeline.
Sample Questions for Summarizer
? What are the most important events in the section you read?
? What makes them so important?
? What effects do these events have on the plot or the other characters?
? What changes—in plot, character, or tone—did you notice when you read? ? What questions might appear on an exam about this section you read?
? What might be a good essay topic for this section of the story?