Help students craft the perfect ending for a piece of writing. This PowerPoint lesson focuses on the idea of ending with a summary of the entire piece of writing. It is one of a series of lessons from The Writing Diner on creative and effective ways to end a piece of writing. The lesson includes a writing sample that illustrates how to use a Summary Ending as a powerful way to end a piece of writing. This lesson will help students to become active thinkers while they are independently writing. The lesson is connected to the book, The Writing Diner, by Tim Hargis.