Two summaries of 9–12 sentences each
Choose one essay from list A and another essay from list B below. Remember, you may only choose an essay once.
Write two short summaries of no more than twelve sentences each, one on your List A choice and one on your List B choice.
End each summary with a Works Cited or a References page.
Write your summary in present tense.
Keep your tone neutral because a summary should not reflect your opinion.
Give each summary a title.
Double space your summaries.
|List A – Expository Essay Choices||List B – Argumentative Essay Choices|
|“Newfoundlandese, If You Please,”
by Diane Mooney
|“Enough Already, It’s Time to Decriminalize Prostitution,”
by Patty Kelly (Note: AOW incorrectly uses “We” instead of “to”)
|“A Scientific State of Mind,”
by Jane Jacobs
|“What We Are Fighting For,”
by Rex Murphy
|“I Was a Teenage Hijabe Hockey Player,”
by Shema Khan
|“The Environmental Crisis: The Devil is in the Generalities,”
by Ross McKitrick
|“The American Character,”
by Morris Berman
|“A Solution to the Climate Problem,”
by James Hansen
|“Murderous Martyrdom: Religion or Politics,”
by Karen Armstrong
|“The Ways of Meeting Oppression,”
by Martin Luther King, Jr.