Paraphrasing Practice

Practice paraphrasing, or putting another person's writing in your own words, with these cool paraphrasing worksheets. Kids read and paraphrase fun passages on science, history and more.

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Paraphrasing: Van Gogh

Paraphrasing is an important skill for writing a research paper. Students can practice putting someone else's writing into their own words.
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Paraphrasing: The Ohlone People

Learning how use written sources—and avoid plagiarism—is important for any young writer. Practice paraphrasing with this passage about the Ohlone.
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Paraphrasing: Sedimentary Rock

Here's a chance for your child to practice paraphrasing, and have a quick geology lesson too! He'll re-write this passage using his own words.
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Paraphrasing: Rosa Parks

Paraphrasing means putting another's writing into your own words. This is an important skill for middle school children to master.
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Paraphrasing: The Gray Wolf

Paraphrasing while avoiding plagiarism is an important skill to master. Help your child practice paraphrasing this passage about the gray wolf.
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Paraphrasing: Photosynthesis

The ability to paraphrase while avoiding plagiarism is important writing skill. Help your child paraphrase this passage about photosynthesis.
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Paraphrasing: Annie Oakley

Paraphrasing is all about putting other people's writing in your own words. Your child will read about Annie Oakley as he paraphrases this passage.
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Paraphrasing: The Nile River

The ability to paraphrase is a valuable skill! Help your child learn to put informational text in her own words, with this passage about the Nile River.
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Paraphrasing: Asteroids and Meteors

Practice paraphrasing a topic your little astronomer sure to interested in: asteroids and meteors! He'll rewrite this passage in his own words.
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Paraphrasing: Beethoven

Practice paraphrasing without plagiarizing, an important skill to learn in middle school. Your child will learn about Beethoven as she paraphrases this passage.
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