To verify if you went through all the stages necessary in order to write a good summary.
The table below shows you the activities that you had to perform:
Remember that writing a summary requires:
The knowledge of the text, obtained through repeated readings.
Identification and formulation of the main ideas using short sentences.
Rephrasing the main ideas into longer sentences.
Adding some selected significant details from the secondary ideas.
Clearly specifying the actors involved in the action described.
Accurately follow the chronological sequence of the actions reported.
Using the present tense and the past tense.
Eliminating the descriptive passages.
Avoiding repetitions, and the use of archaism and local expressions.
Using the second person in the narrative.
Switching from direct to indirect speech without inserting dialogue.
Using objective narration, avoiding personal comments.
Using transition words for and increased fluency of the narration:
then, later, meanwhile, therefore, nevertheless, etc.
Carefully obeying the grammatical, orthographical and punctuation rules.
Paying attention to the final page layout.