Paraphrasing Teacher Resources
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Sense, Sensibility and Sentences: Examining and Writing Memorable Lines
Involve your readers in finding works of literary genius. Have each individual write down compelling sentences that they read or hear, whether in a newspaper, advertisement, book, movie, song, or any other place! Once each person has a collection of sentences, he or she will write one or two on the board.
7th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 129 Downloads
A Weave of Woods
Focus on vocabulary, comprehension, and analysis while reading A Weave of Woods, a colorful picture book by Robert D. San Souci. Young learners use worksheets to preview, predict, practice paraphrasing, and make comparisons. The richly detailed plan includes reading charts, comprehension and interpretative questions, and extension activities.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 9 Views 213 Downloads
Discuss the work of Matthew Henson, an African American who traveled to the North Pole with Robert Peary. After reading the story "Matthew Henson" by Maryann N. Weidt, learners answer questions by drawing inferences and conclusions, paraphrasing, and identifying figurative language such as similes.
9th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 130 Downloads
What are the differences between quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing?
Have you seen accidental plagiarism in your class and want to address the issue? Practice paraphrasing after a mini-lesson on incorporating outside work into original writing. Go over the information about quotations, paraphrasing, and summarizing and then assign individuals or groups to paraphrase each provided sentence.
7th - 10th Language Arts 50 Views 76 Downloads
Quoting, Citing, and Paraphrasing
Beware! (not only the Ides of March). Warn your researchers of the dangers of plagiarism! After defining the term, viewers are introduced to the consequences of and forms of plagiarism, as well as tips on how to avoid plagiarism. Information is also included on related issues like reusing a research paper and copyright infringement.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 11 Views 18 Downloads
Help your high schoolers identify the main idea of a passage with this lesson on paraphrasing. First rewriting a paragraph in their own words, they then underline the most important words in their paraphrase and use them in a summary. Handouts and paragraphs to work with are included in the lesson.
9th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 50 Downloads
Integrating Quotations, Paraphrases, and Summaries Effectively
Integrating quotations, paraphrases, and summaries into a paper can be a challenge. After the terms are defined and the difference among them illustrated, viewers are shown correct and incorrect inclusions of quotations. Preview the presentation before using with your class because some slides appear to be missing.
8th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 20 Downloads
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
"It is my lady, O, It is my Love!" Provide class members an opportunity to develop their skills reading difficult text with an exercise that focuses on the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet (Act II, scene ii). Using the provided exemplar text, learners first read the scene silently, highlighting confusing passages and recording questions in the space provided.
8th - 9th Language Arts 78 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Shakespeare: "When Icicles Hang By the Wall"
“When icicles hang on the wall” speech from Love’ Labor Lost provides class members with an opportunity to analyze figurative language. Groups identify the sensory appeals in the speech, both positive and negative, and then infer the speaker’s attitude toward winter.
7th - 12th Language Arts 79 Views 169 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Understanding Shakespeare - "Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind"
Expose your class to Shakespearean language with a manageable excerpt from As You Like It. A wonderfully comprehensive plan, this resource requires pupils to use higher-level thinking skills to interact with a complex text and connect literary devices to thematic meaning.
6th - 8th Language Arts 122 Views 98 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Plagiarism: Avoiding Accidental Internet Plagiarism
Demonstrate how to cite information from Internet sources without plagiarizing. If your class is working on an Internet research paper, and you have observed learners cutting and pasting directly from the Internet, the activities and methods involved here should help your class understand how to properly cite and paraphrase research.
9th - 12th Language Arts 36 Views 87 Downloads
What do you need to cite, and how can you avoid plagiarizing? This presentation is aimed at beginning writers, and it details some of the ways people plagiarize (even accidentally) and what sort of information needs to be cited. The best part of this resource is that for each example of accidental plagiarism presented, there's a slide addressing how to cite that information correctly!
7th - 9th Language Arts 36 Views 120 Downloads
Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet: The Raven
"Quoth the Raven, Nevermore!" Analyze Edgar Allen Poe's quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore with this poetry analysis activity. After reading "The Raven" in the first few pages of the handout, learners choose six lines to paraphrase.
6th - 10th Language Arts 114 Views 1028 Downloads
Poetry Reading: Analysis Worksheet
Explore poetry by reading the poem "The Walloping Window Blind" by Charles E. Carryl, and completing an analysis with your class. The worksheet provides the entire poem, a graphic organizer to help with summarizing and paraphrasing, and six short answer questions about the poem and its historical context.
7th - 9th Language Arts 37 Views 382 Downloads
Use this worksheet as a pre-assessment to find out what your learners know about communication skills. Or, use it for taking notes while discussing communication. There is plenty of space to write about communication styles, paraphrasing, and active listening.
7th - 10th Health 17 Views 108 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 25 Views 38 Downloads
Note-Taking: K.I.S.S. "Keep It Short and Simple"
Note-taking is an essential study skill, and it needs to be taught! In the context of a research project on energy sources, learners find multiple sources, evaluating, paraphrasing, and citing them correctly. Two lists with note-taking guidelines are attached.
4th - 6th Language Arts 109 Views 305 Downloads CCSS: Designed
1984 by George Orwell
Readers of Nineteen Eighty-Four engage in a close reading exercise that directs their focus to the key details Orwell provides in the opening paragraphs to introduce his dystopian society. The included worksheeet is divided into three columns.
8th - 12th Language Arts 35 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sharing the Message
Second graders paraphrase information that has been shared orally by others. They discuss ways to read informational text to comprehend meaning. Students discuss what active listening means. They are divided into groups of two and each student is required to read an article from the news or an informational magazine.
2nd Language Arts 4 Views 9 Downloads