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153 resources with the concept paraphrasing

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Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet: Mary Austin

For Students 6th - 9th
Help students find their inner heroes with "A Song of Greatness" by Mary Austin. After reading the poem, students choose six lines to paraphrase, creating a loose summary of the poem. Students then go on to analyze different aspects of...
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Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet

For Students 7th - 10th
Why does the caged bird sing? After reading Paul Laurence Dunbar's "Sympathy," students first choose lines to paraphrase in a graphic organizer. They go on to analyze the author, title, rhyme scheme, structure, and meaning of the poem....
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ELD Lesson Plan: Gold Rush

For Teachers 4th
Eureka! Discover gold in this ELD history lesson, which provides both instruction and a number of activities. Teachers first engage the class in a "call and response" activity about people who came to California during the Gold Rush, and...
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Learning to Paraphrase

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars paraphrase various readings.  In this learning to paraphrase lesson, students research online material and paraphrase their readings.  They turn in a copy of their original and a copy of their paraphrase.  Young scholars...
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Poetry and Our National Anthem

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers express the meaning of the Star-Spangled Banner. In this American history lesson plan, students read through the national anthem and complete an activities from a list of choices. Some choices include: writing the anthem...
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The Pain and the Great One

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students listen to the book The Pain and the Great One. In this reading instructional activity, students paraphrase sentences from the book on sentence strips.  Students expand and illustrate the sentence strip sentences.
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Reading Skill: Paraphrasing

For Students 5th
In this paraphrasing learning exercise, 5th graders read a passage and answer 5 questions about paraphrasing different parts of the passage.
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Paraphrasing

For Students 4th - 6th
In this paraphrasing practice worksheet, students read a brief selection and then respond to 5 multiple choice questions regarding context clues.
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Paraphrasing

For Students 4th - 6th
For this paraphrasing practice worksheet, students read a brief selection and then respond to 5 multiple choice questions regarding context clues.
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Research Skills and Exercises

For Students 9th - 11th
In this grammar worksheet, students rewrite five sentences to eliminate the striking or catchy language and rewrite three student paraphrases to make each one grammatically correct.
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Understanding the Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners identify and interpret the Declaration of Independence and the rights and privileges demanded in the document. They also identify how those rights and privileges have affected our history. Students then research about the...
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My Secret War: Lesson 3

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read My Secret War. In this social studies lesson, 5th graders discuss how United States citizens worked together to ensure success in the war. Students discuss primary and secondary sources. Students paraphrase.
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Research/Technical Writing: Paraphrasing

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students work in groups to paraphrase an article.  In this paraphrasing lesson, each group is assigned a paragraph to paraphrase in one sentence.  Other groups critique the sentences to make sure each is effective.  When the sentences...
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Vocabulary Builder

For Students 2nd - 6th
In this vocabulary activity, students write the definition of the word, write it in paraphrasing, what it makes them think of, and more. Students complete 5 sections.
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Paraphrasing Lower Intermediate

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this paraphrasing worksheet, students paraphrase the sentence by completing the start of the sentence based on the one before. Students complete 10 problems total.
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Paraphrasing 1

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this paraphrasing worksheet, learners watch a paraphrasing video, fill in the blanks to sentences, and complete sentences where they do not paraphrase. Students complete 13 problems total.
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English Exercises: Idioms Exercise

For Students 5th - 10th
For this online interactive English worksheet, students respond to 8 fill in the blank questions about idioms. Students may submit their answers to be scored
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Paraphrasing

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders practice paraphrasing. In this paraphrasing lesson plan, 6th graders read a paragraph and highlight the important words. They write a summary sentence of the paragraph making sure not to copy any sentences. 
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Learning to Paraphrase

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students use information available on various websites to create directions for paraphrasing. In this paraphrasing lesson plan, students collaborate as a class to determine directions and advice for paraphrasing, including when one might...
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Philanthropy in Literature

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research philanthropy in three genres: a play, a fable, and a parable. Students read an Aesop fable and answer questions in groups. Students complete steps in two worksheets from 'The Good San Franciscan' and 'Someone Should.'...
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Paraphrasing

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this paraphrasing learning exercise, students read a passage on baseball heroes, and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students answer 5 questions.
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Paraphrasing

For Students 5th - 6th
In this paraphrasing worksheet, students read the story 'Strange Planet' and then answer the 5 questions about paraphrasing for the text.
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Summary and Paraphrase

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this summary and paraphrase worksheet, students review the definition for a summary and paraphrase. Students learn the steps for writing a summary and then write one for the passage.
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Paraphrasing

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders practice paraphrasing. As a class, they review previous lessons and discuss the difference between paraphrasing and plagiarism. Students begin by paraphrasing sentences orally and then they complete a worksheet,...