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Comprehending Informational Text: Paraphrasing

Here’s a quick exercise that will enable your freshmen to practice their comprehension skills.  After reading a brief passage by Mark Twain and a summary of that passage, class members are asked to write their own paraphrase of a second passage.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Modeling
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