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Paraphrase English 9

  1. 1. Paraphrasing
  2. 2. Paraphrasing Direct Quote or Original Text: Taking someone else’s “Its a crazy world out there, or so it would seem. information or original Just scan the newspapers, surf the Internet, or go thoughts and putting it to the movies--paranoia and conspiracy theories in your own words. are as easy to find as theories on who killed Nicole Simpson. We in the U.S. seem to be fearful of everything, from federal agencies to pesticides in apples” (Hendricks). First, you MUST: • Read the quote. • Understand the quote. • Then, put the quote in your own words.
  3. 3. Paraphrasing  Reread the original passage until you understand its full meaning. When you have text that you need to  Change the sentence structure. paraphrase, consider these tips:  Do not use more than three words of the source material in a row.  Use synonyms. A synonym is a word that means approximately the same thing as another word.  Use key words from the original. While you need to paraphrase in your words, you cannot, and need not, substitute a different word for every word in the original.  Attribute the author and the page number directly after the paraphrased text.
  4. 4. Paraphrasing Taking someone else’s The Do Not’s information or original 1. Do not just choose a few words to thoughts and putting it change! in your own words. 2. Do not look at the original quote as  When you have text that you need to you try to paraphrase it! paraphrase, consider these tips:
  5. 5. Practice Direct Quote or Original Text: “Its a crazy world out there, or so it would seem. Paraphrasing Just scan the newspapers, surf the Internet, or go  Read the text to the to the movies--paranoia and conspiracy theories right. are as easy to find as theories on who killed Nicole Then read the sample Simpson. We in the U.S. seem to be fearful of paraphrase below. everything, from federal agencies to pesticides in apples” (Hendricks).  Is this is a good example of paraphrasing? The world is nuts. The media focuses on  Why or why not? hysterical ideas and theories. U.S. citizens are scared of pretty much everything (Hendricks).
  6. 6. Practice Direct Quote or Original Text: “Its a crazy world out there, or so it would seem. Paraphrasing Just scan the newspapers, surf the Internet, or go  Read the text to the to the movies--paranoia and conspiracy theories right. are as easy to find as theories on who killed Nicole Then read the sample Simpson. We in the U.S. seem to be fearful of paraphrase below. everything, from federal agencies to pesticides in apples” (Hendricks).  Is this is a good example of paraphrasing? The world is nuts. The media focuses on  Why or why not? hysterical ideas and theories. U.S. citizens are scared of pretty much everything (Hendricks). The fears of many Americans are numerous. It is evident through the multiple media outlets that publish these ideas—whether small or large (Hendricks).
  7. 7. Today’s Task  From your articles, transfer your evidence to Note Taking & your note taking sheet. Paraphrasing  Make sure you put quotation marks around the information and copy it word for word.  Add the citation information.  Paraphrase each piece of information in the space provided.

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