Making Generalizations

posted Feb 23, 2014, 12:40 PM by Paul Schwan
  • To generalize is to make a broad statement or rule that applies to several examples. 
  • Active readers pay close attention to what authors tell them about story characters and make generalizations about those characters as they read.
  • Be careful, though, and be sure your generalizations are based on the details in what you are reading.
Making Hasty Generalizations