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  • 1. CA II – Persuasive essay
    Paraphrasing
  • 2. 15 cards that look like this
  • 3. Paraphrasing is the next step
    Paraphrase – taking someone else’s material and putting it into your own words, but still crediting the original source.
    What happens if we don’t give credit to the source?
  • 4. plagiarism
    the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work.
    CONSEQUENCES
    Covered on pages 11-12 of your student handbook.
    "Plagiarism | Define Plagiarism at Dictionary.com." Dictionary.com | Find the Meanings and Definitions of Words at Dictionary.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Jan. 2011. <http://dictionary.reference.com/browse
  • 5. Steps to paraphrase
    Read passage carefully and more than once. Out loud can be helpful too.
    Without looking at the passage, write down what you think it said.
    Check to make sure you didn’t repeat unique or key terms.
    *Paraphrase should be roughly the same length as the original text.
  • 6. practice
    Effect on Teens
    Quote: “Marijuana also causes major problems with learning, memory, concentration and judgment. Individuals who smoke marijuana have an impaired ability to learn for at least 24 hours. Long-term users have been shown to be impaired for up to four weeks after cessation of use.”
    Paraphrase:
    Citation: Margolis, Robert. "Legalizing Marijuana Would Harm Teens." Legalizing Drugs. Ed. Stuart A. Kallen. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2006. At Issue. Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context. Web. 25 Jan. 2011.
  • 7. practice
    Effect on Teens
    Quote: “Marijuana also causes major problems with learning, memory, concentration and judgment. Individuals who smoke marijuana have an impaired ability to learn for at least 24 hours. Long-term users have been shown to be impaired for up to four weeks after cessation of use.”
    Paraphrase:
    Using marijuana can have short-term as well as long-term effects on users. Numerous cognitive abilities can be impaired for up to a month after use has stopped (Margolis).
    Citation: Margolis, Robert. "Legalizing Marijuana Would Harm Teens." Legalizing Drugs. Ed. Stuart A. Kallen. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2006. At Issue. Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context. Web. 25 Jan. 2011.
    Citation: Margolis, Robert. "Legalizing Marijuana Would Harm Teens." Legalizing Drugs. Ed. Stuart A. Kallen. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2006. At Issue. Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context. Web. 21 Jan. 2011.
  • 8. Your turn
    Opposition – Medical Benefits
    Quote: “Animal studies by research groups at the University of California—San Francisco, the University of Michigan, and Brown University have shown that a group of potent cannabinoids, including the active ingredient in marijuana, relieves several kinds of pain, including the inflammation of arthritis as well as severe forms of chronic pain.”
    Paraphrase:
    Citation: Gerber, Rudolph J. "Beneficial Effects of Marijuana as a Medical Prescription." Marijuana. Ed. Joseph Tardiff. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2008. Contemporary Issues Companion. Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context. Web. 25 Jan. 2011.
  • 9. Share Your paraphrases

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