The Fundamentals of Paraphrasing and Summarizing Strategy
Author(s): Jean B. Schumaker, Jim Knight, and Donald D. Deshler
Publication Info: Edge Enterprises, 2007
Fundamentals of Paraphrasing and Summarizing helps older students acquire the fundamental skills they need to be able to identify and paraphrase main ideas and details. Lesson topics include paraphrasing words, phrases, and sentences; identifying details, topics, and main ideas; creating summaries; and more. These skills are foundational to being able to paraphrase and summarize information and are required when students write answers to questions or write reports in school.
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