How to paraphrase a source general advice when reading a passage, try first to understand it as a whole, rather than pausing to write down specific ideas or phrases. The writing center 6171 helen c white hall uw-madison september 2001 quoting, paraphrasing, and acknowledging sources college writing often involves integrating information from published sources into your. Paraphrasing or summarizing a text is sometimes a more effective means of supporting a writer's argument than directly quoting taking into consideration the purpose of their own writing and the purpose of utilizing the outside source, authors should seek to vary the ways in which they work sources into their own writing. Com156 quoting, summarizing, and paraphrasing a source part 1: summarizing review the following passage and summarize it in the box as though you were including this information in a research paper.
In this summary, i have included the main ideas of the article, one paraphrase, and one direct quote i have condensed a six-paragraph article into one single paragraph as for giving source credit, since i name the author and title of the source at the beginning of the paragraph, i don't need an in-text citation. Summarizing and paraphrasing a source activity luis a resto perez com-172 january 4, 2012 ihram mohammed university of phoenix material summarizing and paraphrasing a source activity part 1: summarizing review the following passage and summarize it in the box as though you were including this information in a research paper.
Quote, paraphrase, and summarize properly quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing are three different ways of incorporating another writer's work into your own writing each differs according to the closeness of your writing to the source writing. Paraphrasing means expressing information or ideas from other sources in your own words in a similar number of words as the source text paraphrasing is not simply replacing words with synonyms or rearranging the structure of sentences. There are three ways of incorporating source information into your own writing: summary, paraphrase, and direct quotation when you summarize or paraphrase, you restate in your own words the idea(s) of another speaker or writer.
Differences in quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing quotation paraphrase summary difference difference difference • matches the source word for word • you use the source's words. College writing often involves integrating information from published sources into your own writing in order to add credibility and authority--this process is essential to research and the production of new knowledge these materials will help you avoid plagiarism by teaching you how to properly. If a passage from a source is your primary evidence, quote it (or, if it is too long, quote parts of it) if you address the exact words of a secondary source , quote them note: you must always cite the source of every quotation, paraphrase, and summary, both in your text and in your bibliography or works cited. Summarize, quote, and paraphrase accurately from readings smoothly incorporate summary, paraphrase, and quotations in your writing understand when summary, quotation, or paraphrase are appropriate in a research paper. Summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting (and not patchwriting) lwc writing center slider 200, 270-384-8209 • every writer, every message, every point in the process • welcome to the conversation.
How you quote, paraphrase, and summarize the work of others whether you are quoting, paraphrasing, or summarizing, the evidence or selected text you use must be relevant to your writing, must support your argument, must be carefully. Quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing what is it quotation paraphrase summary matches the source word matches the source's sums up the main points. A summary is much shorter and more general in scope then a paraphrase for example, a summary of a 5-sentence passage could be as short as one sentence in length remember: when you summarize, you must still give credit to the original author. Guidelines for summarizing sources summarizing another good skill to help you incorporate research into your writing is summarizing summarizing is to take larger selections of text and reduce them to their basic essentials: the gist, the key ideas, the main points that are worth noting and remembering.
Paraphrasing is one way to use a text in your own writing without directly quoting source material anytime you are taking information from a source that is not your own, you need to specify where you got that information. A great alternative to quoting is to paraphrase information however, paraphrasing takes a little more skill than directly quoting information, because, to paraphrase correctly, you need to understand what the original quote or passage is about in order to write about it in your words. The resources ask students to practice summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting the resources with titles that include handout provide handouts that are free to print for your students by using the print option in your web browser.
English composition 1 quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing the examples used on this page refer to an interpretation of a literary text (sophocles' antigone ) but the same principles apply to any sources you might use in an essay. Whether quoting, paraphrasing, or summarizing, you should follow some general rules about integrating your source material source material cannot make your points for you source material can back up your points or provide material for you to argue against therefore, you will typically have to introduce source material and comment on how it. Quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing summary: this handout is intended to help you become more comfortable with the uses of and distinctions among quotations, paraphrases, and summaries. Quoting, summarizing, and paraphrasing sources lwc writing center slider 200, 270-384-8209 • every writer, every message, every point in the process • welcome to the conversation.
Sources such as books or journal articles in order to refer to information from these sources you can (1) quote exact words, (2) paraphrase specific ideas, or (3) summarize the entire work. Quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing are all different ways of including the ideas of others into your assignments quoting passages allows you to share the specific words and phrases of another author, while paraphrasing and summarizing allow you to show your understanding and interpretation of a text. Quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing this worksheet is designed to aid you in quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing in order to help you avoid plagiarism these three writing techniques are often used to provide support to your writing in ways that support an argument or call attention to something.