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43 resources with the keyterm paraphrasing

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Research Skills and Exercises

For Students 9th - 11th
In this grammar instructional activity, students rewrite five sentences to eliminate the striking or catchy language and rewrite three student paraphrases to make each one grammatically correct.
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Research/Technical Writing: Paraphrasing

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars work in groups to paraphrase an article.  In 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...
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Paraphrasing Lower Intermediate

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this paraphrasing worksheet, students paraphrase the sentence by completing the start of the sentence based on the one before. Students complete 10 problems total.
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Paraphrasing 1

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this paraphrasing worksheet, students watch a paraphrasing video, fill in the blanks to sentences, and complete sentences where they do not paraphrase. Students complete 13 problems total.
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English Exercises: Idioms Exercise

For Students 5th - 10th
In this online interactive English learning exercise, students respond to 8 fill in the blank questions about idioms. Students may submit their answers to be scored
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Paraphrasing

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders practice paraphrasing. In this paraphrasing lesson, 6th graders read a paragraph and highlight the important words. They write a summary sentence of the paragraph making sure not to copy any sentences. 
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Philanthropy in Literature

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research philanthropy in three genres: a play, a fable, and a parable. Students read an Aesop fable and answer questions in groups. Students complete steps in two worksheets from 'The Good San Franciscan' and 'Someone Should.'...
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Paraphrasing

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this paraphrasing worksheet, students read a passage on baseball heroes, and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students answer 5 questions.
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Paraphrasing

For Students 5th - 6th
For this paraphrasing worksheet, students read the story 'Strange Planet' and then answer the 5 questions about paraphrasing for the text.
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Paraphrasing

For Teachers 7th
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,...
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The Art of Paraphrasing

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders participate in an activity in which they practice paraphrasing sections of primary and secondary documents. They are to share their paraphrasing with the class to help with their confidence speaking in front of a group.
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No Plagiarism, Please!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders listen to a lecture on how to take notes and discuss the skills of paraphrasing and correctly citing resources. They prepare note cards according to the format presented in class.
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ELD Lesson Plan: Gold Rush

For Teachers 4th
Eureka! Discover gold in this ELD history lesson, which provides both instruction and a number of activities. Teachers first engage the class in a "call and response" activity about people who came to California during the Gold Rush, and...
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Summarize information gathered and create a plaque to put on the Hall of Fame

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders summarize information.  In this Hall of Fame lesson, 3rd graders gather information on inductees and paraphrase the information.  Students use this to create decorate and create a sample plaque.  
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Describing Hobbits

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students explore Fellowship of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien. For this literature lesson, students read the book and paraphrase information about the different references to hobbits. Students write an essay about hobbits, including Bilbo.
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Paraphrase/Summarize Relay

For Teachers 5th
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,...
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An All American Success Story

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read the All American Success Story and answer comprehension questions. They write an essay about a person they consider to be a successful person.
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Poetry and Our National Anthem

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students express the meaning of the Star-Spangled Banner. For this American history lesson, students read through the national anthem and complete an activities from a list of choices. Some choices include: writing the anthem in your own...
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Learning to Paraphrase

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students rewrite a paragraph in their own words. In this Language lesson, students paraphrase what they are reading without plagiarizing. A rubric is provided with this lesson.