Summarize, paraphrase, and critique texts (informational and literary). 0801.6.6
Links verified on 9/9/2014
- Guidelines for Writing a Critique - pointers to help improve your skills with this important element of the craft
- How to Critique Creative Writing - simple guidelines to help you write a thorough, helpful review, and avoid common pitfalls in your own writing.
- Incredible Shrinking Notes - lesson plan on how to summarize what is heard
- 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 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
- Paraphrase: Write it in Your Own Words - six steps to effective paraphrasing plus some examples of good (and bad) paraphrasing
- Paraphrasing - after choosing the best paraphrase, click on the button to check your answer
- Paraphrasing Activity - read a passage, read two paraphrases of the passage, and then answer questions
- 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 Practice - suggestions on how to paraphrase followed by a paragraph to read and paraphrase on paper
- 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
- Using Paraphrases - "A paraphrase is an indirect quotation" from Literacy Education Online (LEO)
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