Essay on Paraphrase Using Learning

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Paraphrase

Learning Goal:
You will be able to paraphrase any grade-level text.

Paraphrase
What do you do first before you can paraphrase something?

Read, duh!

What is the second thing you have to do before you can paraphrase something?
Unfortunately, you can’t paraphrase something you don’t understand! So if you understand it, you are good to go, but what happens when we don’t understand something? Fortunately, you can paraphrase the parts you do understand. 1. Read the text above and tell someone what you understand.

What do you do first before you can paraphrase something?

Read, duh!

What is the second thing you have to do before you can paraphrase something?
Unfortunately, you can’t paraphrase something you don’t understand! So if you understand it, you are good to go, but what happens when we don’t understand something? Fortunately, you can paraphrase the parts you do understand. Eating breakfast actually helps you in school because it helps your brain work better. School children who eat breakfast have several advantages: having more energy, paying more attention inside the classroom, and even earning higher grades in their courses.

2. Read the text about eating breakfast and tell someone what you understand.

Eating breakfast actually helps you in school because it helps your brain work better. School children who eat breakfast have several advantages: having more energy, paying more attention inside the classroom, and even earning higher grades in their courses.

All examples below are acceptable paraphrases of the first sentence because they follow the rules:


Show all meaning



Doesn’t add to meaning



In your own words

examples
Eating breakfast improves how your brain works which helps you learn
Your brain works better when you eat breakfast, helping you in school.
Eating breakfast helps your brain function more and you’ll do better in school.

3. Of the three correct paraphrase examples, which is your favorite?

Eating breakfast actually helps you in school because it helps your brain work better. School children who eat breakfast have several advantages: having more energy, paying more attention inside the classroom, and even earning higher grades in their courses.
4. Write a paraphrase of the second sentence ONLY!

5a. Does your neighbor’s paper meet all the requirements for a paraphrase? Write
“yes” or “no” on your neighbor’s paper for number five.




All meaning present
Does not add to meaning
Uses your own words

5b. If “no,” which paraphrase requirements did your neighbor not meet?

What do you do first before you can paraphrase something?

Read, duh!

What is the second thing you have to do before you can paraphrase something?
Unfortunately, you can’t paraphrase something you don’t understand! So if you understand it, you are good to go, but what happens when we don’t understand something? Fortunately, you can paraphrase the parts you do understand. A child who has not refueled with breakfast also has a shorter attention span and is more often absent because of illness. This is because the child's body runs out of energy early in the day, which causes them to feel tired and restless and to experience irritability and mood swings. This can cause behavior issues.

6. Read the text about eating breakfast and tell someone what you understand.

A child who has not refueled with breakfast also has a shorter attention span and is more often absent because of illness. This is because the child's body runs out of energy early in the day, which causes them to feel tired and restless and to experience irritability and mood swings. This can cause behavior issues.
7. Write a paraphrase of the first sentence ONLY!

8a. Does your neighbor’s paper meet all the requirements for a paraphrase? Write
“yes” or “no” on your neighbor’s paper for number “eight a.”




All meaning present
Does not add to meaning
Uses your own words

8b. If “no,” which paraphrase requirements did your neighbor not…