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    How to paraphrase

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    Four qualities of a good paraphrase.How can you ensure you are not plagiarizing in your paraphrasing?

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    The four most important qualities of a good paraphrase is:
    1. captures the main idea of the paragraph without copying the text word for word (it is in your own words)
    2. No important details are left out and the meaning stays the same, except now it is in your own words
    3. Helps the reader (even yourself) understand the passage, ...

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    The proper way to paraphrase, the format and the qualities that should be included in a good paraphrase.