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7th Grade - Summarize, Paraphrase and Critique

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Summarize, paraphrase, and critique texts (informational and literary). 0701.6.6


Links verified on 6/4/2014


  1. Incredible Shrinking Notes - lesson plan on how to summarize what is heard A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. 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. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  3. 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.
  4. Paraphrase Practice Worksheet - two paragraphs to read and paraphrase on paper [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  5. Paraphrase Self Test - Type something in the first box as the base text. Next type your paraphrase of the first text. As you type you will see an evaluation below the second box indicating overlapping language [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  6. Paraphrase: Write it in Your Own Words - six steps to effective paraphrasing plus some examples of good (and bad) paraphrasing
  7. Paraphrasing - instructions on how to paraphrase; good beginning lesson
  8. Paraphrasing - after choosing the best paraphrase, click on the button to check your answer This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  9. Paraphrasing Activity - read a passage, read two paraphrases of the passage, and then answer questions This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  10. Paraphrasing Exercise - [not interactive] five paragraphs to read and paraphrase on your own paper [ Possible Answers here ]
  11. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsA PowerPoint show related to this standardParaphrasing 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.
  12. Paraphrasing Practice - suggestions on how to paraphrase followed by a paragraph to read and paraphrase on paper [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  13. Paraphrasing & Summarizing Exercise - compare correct and incorrect ways
  14. Paraphrasing Topic Sentences - read a passage and then decide which statement best paraphrases the topic sentence This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  15. Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing - intended to help students become more comfortable with the uses of and distinctions among quotations, paraphrases, and summaries
  16. 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 link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] A lesson plan can be found at this site
  17. Self Test: Identifying and Avoiding Plagiarism - excellent examples and tests of the right way to quote, paraphrase and summarize
  18. Summarizing - interactive lesson and exercise
  19. Summarising: a Glossary of Terms - [Skillwise fact sheet] UK spelling used
  20. Summarising a Written Text - [Skillwise fact sheet] UK spelling used
  21. What is Summarising? - [Skillwise fact sheet] UK spelling used
  22. Using Paraphrases - "A paraphrase is an indirect quotation" from Literacy Education Online (LEO)

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