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Graphic Organizers for Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 4th - 10th Standards
Wow, a resource that includes over 50 graphic organizers designed for reading comprehension! From story maps and plot elements to character traits and compare and contrast activities, this resource is sure to have the graphic organizer...
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Non-Verbal Communication

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Many developmentally disabled students 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...
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Juan Verdades

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Cement comprehension skills using the strategies in this activity. After reading the story, Juan Verdades by Joe Hays, learners use context clues to answer questions, identify main ideas and details, and sequence events.
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Cite Right

For Teachers 7th - 9th
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...
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Paraphrasing and Summarizing

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Read an article about the migration of our ancestors and write a paragraph. Pupils paraphrase and summarize to restate the information found in a nonfiction text. They write a shortened version of the reading to demonstrate the...
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Analyzing Poetry

For Students 10th - 12th
Use this poetry analysis worksheet to help your learners understand a poem of their or your choosing. This resource asks class members to summarize the poem and analyze it by looking at voice, word choice, imagery, and theme. The...
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Plagiarism: Avoiding Accidental Internet Plagiarism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Paraphrasing Techniques

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How to paraphrase a source and avoid plagiarizing is the focus of a PowerPoint presentation that models five different techniques. The color-coded examples include illustrations and photos.
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Understanding Sentences

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Go over how to read complex sentences. Learners work on identifying key ideas, examining sentence structure, looking up new vocabulary, and paraphrasing. An overview of methods to help class members read difficult texts, half of the...
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Integrating Quotations, Paraphrases, and Summaries Effectively

For Teachers 8th - 12th
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...
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Avoiding Plagiarism Worksheet

For Students 7th - 10th
What exactly is plagiarism? Help your class recognize some of the related vocabulary terms with this two-page worksheet. Words like plagiarism, citing, and paraphrasing are included. 
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Quoting, Citing, and Paraphrasing

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
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....
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Ben Franklin's Game

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Pairs of learners practice the skill of paraphrasing. Together, they read a few sentences from their books and explain those sentences to their partner in their own words. The partner's job is to write down the explanation given, then...
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Writing a Literary Analysis

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
What makes writing literary? What comprises analysis? A 15-slide PowerPoint presentation, created by the Purdue University Writing Lab, tackles these questions. The explanations of what makes writing literary and what comprises analysis...
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Paraphrasing for Research Papers

For Teachers 9th - 11th
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...
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Poetry Reading & Analysis Worksheet

For Students 8th - 11th
Introduce your learners to Rudyard Kipling with this reading and analysis activity 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...
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Confucius Says....

For Students 7th - 9th
What was Confucius saying and how did it apply to law and religion? First, paraphrase 3 Confucius quotes then use inference and critical thinking to understand the ruler/peasant relationship in Ancient China.
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Practice Paraphrasing

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Help your high schoolers identify the main idea of a passage with this activity 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....
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Did You Know?

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Have you ever been bitten by a mosquito? Learn about mosquitoes and why they need water, nectar, and blood to survive with an informative worksheet. Then, write a few paragraphs explaining what a mosquito is to a space alien.
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Communication Skills

For Students 7th - 10th
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,...
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The Pain and the Great One

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students listen to the book The Pain and the Great One. In this reading lesson, students paraphrase sentences from the book on sentence strips.  Students expand and illustrate the sentence strip sentences.
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Reading Skill: Paraphrasing

For Students 5th
In this paraphrasing worksheet, 5th graders read a passage and answer 5 questions about paraphrasing different parts of the passage.
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Paraphrasing

For Students 4th - 6th
In this paraphrasing practice worksheet, students read a brief selection and then respond to 5 multiple choice questions regarding context clues.
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Paraphrasing

For Students 4th - 6th
In this paraphrasing practice worksheet, students read a brief selection and then respond to 5 multiple choice questions regarding context clues.
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Research Skills and Exercises

For Students 9th - 11th
In this grammar worksheet, 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.