Fundamentals of Paraphrasing and Summarizing Self-Paced Course

The Fundamentals of Paraphrasing and Summarizing Strategy 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.

Participants will receive the following materials as part of their registration: Access to the Fundamentals of Paraphrasing and Summarizing Strategy Professional Development Course on Canvas, guidebook, access to digital teacher resources, two one-hour follow-up coaching sessions.

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Contact Information

The University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning

Event Details
Target Group 6 - 8, 9 - 12
Delivery Method Online
Renewal Units/Credit 4
Cost Free*