For this paraphrasing worksheet students are tasked to paraphrase five short passages. Students write their paraphrase and can then self check against sample answers.
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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...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting Workshop
What's the difference between summarizing and paraphrasing? Show class members how to find the main ideas from informational text and condense it, restate it, or quote it directly with a series of educational activities based on two...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Summarizing, Paraphrasing and Quoting
How skilled are your class members at summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting from a text? Find out with this assessment that asks readers to identify the thesis statement, the summary, the paraphrases, and the quoted material in an...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
How to Paraphrase
It can be easy to plagiarize if you don't know how to paraphrase properly. Avoid the common pitfall with an informative video about paraphrasing, that includes strategies for rephrasing text as well as times when it's appropriate to...
5 mins 5th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Paraphrasing and Summarizing
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...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Paraphrasing-Timbuktu in Your Own Words
How do you paraphrase information? Part of plagiarizing is taking information word for word and using it in your writing. Teach your writers how to paragraphs correctly to avoid this! They watch a QuickTime video on Timbuktu and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History