Assignment: Annotate and summarize Tom Hanks, “I Owe It All to Community College” (use this template).

What the professor will look for:

  • The summary correctly identifies the main idea in a clear, concise, and accurate manner. Title and author of text are included.
  • Important details are included and stated in writer’s own words.
  • Demonstrates clear understanding of information in the text. Effectively differentiate major supporting ideas and minor details.
  • Includes an effective concluding sentence. Provides a solid ending to the summary.
  • No errors in spelling, grammar, and sentence structure.