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Ben Franklin's Game

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 double-check it for accuracy by referring back to the original text. They see that writing that contains another person's words must be put in quotation marks.

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Grade
4th - 5th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English

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