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I need to create a presentation on "Paraphrasing". Please provide some ideas and comments on this topic as I will need to create a PowerPoint presentation.

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Paraphrasing is briefly summarized in 400 words and references.

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Welcome to BM! Please rate 5/5 for my 400 words of model ideas and reference links.

First, you should clearly define paraphrasing in slide 1 to specify how it also includes highlighting key words, re-writing text to show comprehension and reader response, clarify contents, etc. You can call this slide "Tell It To Me Straight" since it exemplifies "a way of presenting a text, keeping the same meaning, but using different words and phrasing." You could also do a clever, who, what, when, where, why, and how slide organization since "Paraphrasing is used with short sections of text, such as phrases and sentences. A paraphrase may result in a longer, rather than shorter, version of the original text. It offers an alternative to using direct quotations and helps students to integrate evidence/ source material into assignments. Paraphrasing is also a useful skill for making notes from readings, note-taking in lectures, and explaining information in tables, charts and diagrams" .(http://www.lc.unsw.edu.au/onlib/pdf/paraquo.pdf).

Another slide might be cleverly called "Adding Your Own Flavor." Although corny, you could add some ...

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