THE PARAPHRASING STRATEGY
Why use it? <ul><li>It will help you understand and remember what you read </li></ul>
What does paraphrasing mean?
<ul><li>To put something  </li></ul><ul><li>into your own words </li></ul>Paraphrasing
<ul><li>I‘ll be able to remember what I read </li></ul><ul><li>For tests and assignments </li></ul>
<ul><li>Before  After   </li></ul><ul><li>48% 84% </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehension Scores </li></ul>YES!!!
When do I Use It?
Any Time You are Reading Something and You Want to Make Sure You Remember it
Steps of Paraphrasing
1) Read the Paragraph
Ask Yourself <ul><li>Look at the first sentence of paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Is it mentioned in other facts of the parag...
Other Questions to Ask <ul><li>Who – Who is the paragraph about </li></ul><ul><li>What – What is the paragraph about </li>...
Now Put it in your own words
It would be good to write this down <ul><li>Step 1: Read a paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2: Ask yourself, “What was the...
<ul><li>R  - READ </li></ul><ul><li>A  - ASK </li></ul><ul><li>P  - PUT </li></ul>OK, NOW WHO RECALLS WHAT RAP MEANS? RAP ...
Plagiarism <ul><li>The unauthorized use of the language and thoughts of another author and saying they are your own </li><...
Lets Practice Together The people of the world have been making inventions for as long as we can remember. The first inven...
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    1. 1. THE PARAPHRASING STRATEGY
    2. 2. Why use it? <ul><li>It will help you understand and remember what you read </li></ul>
    3. 3. What does paraphrasing mean?
    4. 4. <ul><li>To put something </li></ul><ul><li>into your own words </li></ul>Paraphrasing
    5. 5. <ul><li>I‘ll be able to remember what I read </li></ul><ul><li>For tests and assignments </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Before After </li></ul><ul><li>48% 84% </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehension Scores </li></ul>YES!!!
    7. 7. When do I Use It?
    8. 8. Any Time You are Reading Something and You Want to Make Sure You Remember it
    9. 9. Steps of Paraphrasing
    10. 10. 1) Read the Paragraph
    11. 11. Ask Yourself <ul><li>Look at the first sentence of paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Is it mentioned in other facts of the paragraph? </li></ul>What was the Main Idea & Details
    12. 12. Other Questions to Ask <ul><li>Who – Who is the paragraph about </li></ul><ul><li>What – What is the paragraph about </li></ul><ul><li>When – When is it taking place </li></ul><ul><li>Where – Where is it taking place </li></ul><ul><li>Why – Why is it happening </li></ul>
    13. 13. Now Put it in your own words
    14. 14. It would be good to write this down <ul><li>Step 1: Read a paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2: Ask yourself, “What was the main idea and details of this paragraph” </li></ul><ul><li>Step 3: Put into your own words </li></ul>Here are the steps again
    15. 15. <ul><li>R - READ </li></ul><ul><li>A - ASK </li></ul><ul><li>P - PUT </li></ul>OK, NOW WHO RECALLS WHAT RAP MEANS? RAP MNEMONIC
    16. 16. Plagiarism <ul><li>The unauthorized use of the language and thoughts of another author and saying they are your own </li></ul>DON’T WRITE WORD FOR WORD WHAT SOMEONE WRITES OR SAYS DON’T CUT AND PASTE WHEN REASEARCHING FOR A PAPER OR PROJECT Plagiarism DOWN WITH PLAGRAISM
    17. 17. Lets Practice Together The people of the world have been making inventions for as long as we can remember. The first invention was discovered by the cavemen. They discovered fire and the wheel several thousand years ago. Gold was later discovered through mining. A man named John Deere was the first to make the tractor in the late 1800’s.
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