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  1. Exercise: Evaluate summaries

    1. Summary 3
    2. Summary 2
  2. Exercise: Identify major ideas

    1. Most college dinner groups meet Monday through Thursday, to allow group members time on the weekends to go on dates and visit friends.
    2. If there are four people, everyone cooks dinner one day each week from Monday to Thursday.
    3. If you are only in charge of cooking one meal each week, you can simply go to someone’s house on the other days each week and not need to spend time cooking. 
  3. Exercise: Evaluate and revise a summary

    1. Answers will vary, no example provided
  4. Exercise: Write a summary

    1. Answers will vary, no example provided