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  1. 1. CA II – Persuasive essay<br />Paraphrasing<br />
  2. 2. 15 cards that look like this<br />
  3. 3. Paraphrasing is the next step<br />Paraphrase – taking someone else’s material and putting it into your own words, but still crediting the original source.<br />What happens if we don’t give credit to the source?<br />
  4. 4. plagiarism<br />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.<br />CONSEQUENCES<br />Covered on pages 11-12 of your student handbook.<br />"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<br />
  5. 5. Steps to paraphrase<br />Read passage carefully and more than once. Out loud can be helpful too.<br />Without looking at the passage, write down what you think it said.<br />Check to make sure you didn’t repeat unique or key terms.<br />*Paraphrase should be roughly the same length as the original text.<br />
  6. 6. practice<br />Effect on Teens<br />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.”<br />Paraphrase: <br />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.<br />
  7. 7. practice<br />Effect on Teens<br />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.”<br />Paraphrase: <br />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).<br />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.<br />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.<br />
  8. 8. Your turn<br />Opposition – Medical Benefits<br />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.”<br />Paraphrase: <br />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.<br />
  9. 9. Share Your paraphrases<br />

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