8th Grade - Summary or Critique
Distinguish between a summary and a critique. SPI 0601.2.9
Links verified on 7/15/2014
- Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing - a lesson which helps students understand copyright, fair use, and plagiarism by focusing on why students should avoid plagiarism and exploring strategies that respect copyright and fair use.
- Paraphrase: Write it in your Own Words - suggestions including making a distinction between paraphrasing and plagiarizing
- Paraphrase Craze - Well thought out lesson with lots of chances to practice. If you want to get rid of the horrible background in IE go to Tools, Internet Options, click on Accessibility at the bottom of the General tab and click Ingore Colors. Ahhh, much better.
- Paraphrase: Write it in Your Own Words - six steps to effective paraphrasing plus some examples of good (and bad) paraphrasing
- Paraphrasing - instructions on how to paraphrase; good beginning lesson
- Paraphrasing - after choosing the best paraphrase, click on the button to check your answer
- Paraphrasing Exercise - [not interactive] five paragraphs to read and paraphrase on your own paper [Possible Answers here]
- Paraphrasing Practice - a six slide show - one at a time show the slides and allow students time to paraphrase. Note to teacher: Allow students time to read the slide carefully and then press the B key to black out your screen. Press B one more time to get back to the show.
- Paraphrasing & Summarizing Exercise - compare correct and incorrect ways
- Paraphrasing Topic Sentences - read a passage and then decide which statement best paraphrases the topic sentence
- Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing - intended to help students become more comfortable with the uses of and distinctions among quotations, paraphrases, and summaries
- Scaling Back to Essentials: Scaffolding Summarization With Fishbone Mapping -complete fishbone maps that highlight the main ideas and relevant details from a cause-effect text; lesson plan [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
- Self Test: Identifying and Avoiding Plagiarism - excellent examples and tests of the right way to quote, paraphrase and summarize
- Summarizing - interactive lesson and exercise
- 'Summarising' worksheets - worksheets to print and answer keys
- Summary vs. Critique - explanation of what each does and does not do
- Using Paraphrases - "A paraphrase is an indirect quotation" from Literacy Education Online (LEO)
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