The OWL at Purdue - Paraphrase: Write it in Your Own Words
Learn to borrow from a source without plagiarizing by creating your own rendition of essential information and ideas expressed by someone else, presented in a new form.
Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing
The lesson includes three parts: part one focuses on plagiarism; part two introduces copyright and fair use; and part three helps students with their paraphrasing skills.
This step-by-step lesson helps students paraphrase by reading carefully. Then setting the material aside and changing what was read into new words.
The Writing Edge: Unique Notes
Discusses the importance of note taking when writing research reports and explains the difference between quoting and paraphrasing.
The Long and Short of It: Summarizing Important Details
In this lesson, students practice summarizing a brief reading/listening selection. When writing reports, students use their summarizing (and paraphrasing) skills to avoid plagiarizing (copying verbatim) their resource texts.
SUNY Potsdam Student Writing Center
A detailed lesson in how to paraphrase for college freshman. Great resource!