comprehending :: determining importance :: sharing thinking :: derivative ::


"Paraphrasing helps students monitor their understanding and encourages them to access what they already know about a topic. It makes it clear to them that understanding is the goal of reading." (Kletzien, S. B., 2009, p. 76) 

Working Definition

Paraphrasing is the act of communicating the meaning and intent of the text in words generated by the reader. This may be conducted either orally or in written form.


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