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Paraphrasing-Timbuktu in Your Own Words
How do you paraphrase information? Part of plagiarizing is taking information word for word and using it in your writing. Teach your writers how to paragraphs correctly to avoid this! They watch a QuickTime video on Timbuktu and complete the main idea handout.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 37 Views 153 Downloads
Research/Technical Writing: Paraphrasing
Students work in groups to paraphrase an article. For this paraphrasing lesson, each group is assigned a paragraph to paraphrase in one sentence. Other groups critique the sentences to make sure each is effective. When the sentences are put together, the class will have a paraphrase of the entire article.
5th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 34 Downloads
Learning to Paraphrase
Learners paraphrase various readings. In this learning to paraphrase lesson, students research online material and paraphrase their readings. They turn in a copy of their original and a copy of their paraphrase. Learners may use the TI-Navigator to complete their work.
10th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 85 Downloads
Learning to Paraphrase
Students use information available on various websites to create directions for paraphrasing. In this paraphrasing instructional activity, students collaborate as a class to determine directions and advice for paraphrasing, including when one might decide to paraphrase, how to go about it, and how to cite the information paraphrased.
10th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 39 Downloads
Fifth graders practice paraphrasing information. In this writing lesson, 5th graders research a topic, such as the digestive system, and practice quoting a source. Students gather several facts about a topic of interest and use note cards to correctly paraphrase information.
5th Language Arts 7 Views 60 Downloads
Paraphrasing for Research Papers
The three P’s of research (paraphrasing, plagiarism, and parenthetical citations) are the focus of this week-long research writing exercise. Using websites about Anne Frank, the instructor models how to paraphrase and how to use parenthetical citations.
9th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 90 Downloads
Fifth graders internalize the ability to recall, inform, or organize ideas when comprehending text. Students practice paraphrasing/summarizing by taking it to the playground. Students line up with 4B5 feet on each side of the group, the first with the basketball.
5th Language Arts 9 Views 31 Downloads
Seventh graders practice paraphrasing. As a class, they review previous lessons and discuss the difference between paraphrasing and plagiarism. Students begin by paraphrasing sentences orally and then they complete a worksheet, paraphrasing sentences in writing.
7th Language Arts 4 Views 41 Downloads
Language Arts: Writing Through Reading
Improve writing skills using methods from Robert Gay's Writing Through Reading; Gay espouses reproducing the work of successful writers to build the ability to convey original ideas effectively. Young writers transcribe, paraphrase, and imitate various readings over extended periods.
6th - 9th Language Arts 25 Views 418 Downloads
Many developmentally disabled learners struggle with accurately conveying messages and interpreting those of others around them, especially when they are non-verbal. This lesson contains fun activities and exercises, such as talking with their hands and reacting scenes, as well as great instructional support to practice these skills.
6th - 10th Language Arts 74 Views 412 Downloads
Play a popular song for your class that they will easily recognize. Then give each class member a revised copy of the lyrics. This revision should have your name on it as the author and contain some minor differences in word choice that make no real difference in the meaning of the song.
5th Language Arts 7 Views 48 Downloads CCSS: Designed