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Buddies Bare Affection for I11 Classmates is about a young boy named Ian who under goes chemotherapy and he decides to shave his head before this hair starts falling out. Ians friends dont want him to feel left out so they shave there heads to be just like Ian even Ians teacher shaves his head because he was so inspired. At the end of the story Ian is done with therapy and is excited to get back to a life of a 11 year old playing basketball and baseball.


From: K12SD1\ke030
Posted: 2/23/2012 10:20 AM
Subject: Buddies Bare Their Affection for Ill Classmate- Summary

‚ÄčA good summary of an informational text covers the main events or main points, not every single detail. That is why a summary is always much shorter than the original piece. Use the information you read to write a summary of the news story about Ian and his friends. Here are some tips for writing a good summary:

1- Cite the author and title of the article

2- Cite the topic of the article in a few words

3- Retell the main events or main points of the article, using your own words. Include only key events or key points.

4- Sum up the writer's message or main idea

After you have written your summary, read it over and ask yourself: Would a person who has not read the article understand what it is all about? If your answer is negative, go back and revise your summary.

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Created at 3/1/2012 6:45 PM by Bender, Kelsey (S-Hanson)
Last modified at 3/1/2012 6:45 PM by Bender, Kelsey (S-Hanson)