Summarizing Example

fda scientists.jpg  When Val summarizes, she puts information in her own words, but the information is not taken from a sentence or two. It is taken from a larger section of the source, or even the entire source.


The FDA has not done enough research to decide whether tattoos are safe; they are looking into chemical reactions between ink and skin and the interaction among light, skin and ink (US Food and Drug Admin.)




Works Cited


US Food and Drug Admin. Think Before You Ink: Are Tattoos Safe? US Food and Drug Admin. US Food and Drug Admin., Oct. 2009.Web. 19 June 2012.


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