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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 19 Views 110 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 plan 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 plan.
9th - 10th Language Arts 5 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
Learning to Paraphrase
Students 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. Students may use the TI-Navigator to complete their work.
10th - 12th Language Arts 25 Views 88 Downloads
Dragonwings: Evaluate Chapters 10-12
As your class finishes the novel Dragonwings, use these culminating projects. A vocabulary list is given for chapters eleven and twelve and either an epitaph or letter activity concludes the book. The final project consists of creating a newspaper in groups that includes researched information about the historical time period, letters to the editor, and political cartoons.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
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
Avoiding Plagiarism: Practice Citing Sources
High school researchers review plagiarism and source citation with a question/answer sheet in which they distinguish among summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting, and then practice MLA-formatted and parenthetical citations. Related to a wiki, articles, and MLA guidelines that are not attached, the resource can be easily adapted to materials you have on hand or those you can readily find online.
9th - 12th Language Arts 29 Views 143 Downloads
Poetry Reading & Analysis Worksheet
Introduce your learners to Rudyard Kipling with this reading and analysis worksheet on the poem "If." Poetry readers paraphrase the poem to better understand the meaning and answer a variety of questions about the text, the author, and particular words in the poem.
8th - 11th Language Arts 28 Views 179 Downloads
Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet: Mary Austin
Help students find their inner heroes with "A Song of Greatness" by Mary Austin. After reading the poem, kids choose six lines to paraphrase, creating a loose summary of the poem. Students then go on to analyze different aspects of the poem, including structure, rhyme scheme, author, and meaning.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 173 Downloads
Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet
Why does the caged bird sing? After reading Paul Laurence Dunbar's "Sympathy," students first choose lines to paraphrase in a graphic organizer. They go on to analyze the author, title, rhyme scheme, structure, and meaning of the poem. The activity is designed for a homeschool group but could work in a whole class setting as well.
7th - 10th Language Arts 12 Views 237 Downloads
Plot the Oysters' Peril!
Use comic strips to teach sequencing in narrative poetry. As homework, each class member selects a comic strip with 4-8 frames, cuts the frames apart, places the pieces in an envelope, and brings the envelope to class. Class members swap envelopes and reconstruct the strip.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 125 Downloads
Research/Technical Writing: Paraphrasing
Learners 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
Paraphrasing: Borrowing Language and Ideas
How to paraphrase, when to paraphrase, and the difference between paraphrasing and quoting is the focus of a 23-slide, color-coded presentation that not only instructs viewers but also asks them to demonstrate their understanding of the concepts by crafting paraphrases of included passages.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download