I woke up at 4:30am today. After an hour of lying there, I decided sleep was hopeless and got up for the day. Maybe this will get me back on my old schedule of not staying up so late at night.
Friday Jarod and I gave a kickass presentation on summaries, paraphrasing and quotations to the class. It lasted about 20 minutes and included clips from a TV show, clips from a LiveJournal, clips from comic strips, Jarod’s music video on paraphrasing, including a bald guy with PARAPHRASE written on his head, handouts, a powerpoint presentation and buttons at the end of it all. A few of the students were wearing their buttons as they left class. The handout that we gave everyone looked a little something like this:
When you paraphrase, you follow very closely the author