Paraphrasing Task Cards

TWO sets of 32 informational text task cards to help students learn to paraphrase nonfiction texts! Each card includes a high-interest nonfiction text that's perfect for upper elementary students and asks students to paraphrase what they have just read.

What's included in this Paraphrasing Task Card Resource?

  • Two differentiated task card sets (32 cards each)
    • SET ONE: Includes a question prompt at the bottom of each card to help guide students as they learn to paraphrase text.
    • SET TWO: This set is identical to set one but does not include a question prompt. Perfect for students who are ready for that extra challenge.
  • A student recording sheet
  • An answer key
  • Digital access via Google Slides

Engage your students in meaningful practice and review key reading skills associated with informational and nonfiction text with these paraphrasing task cards perfect for test prep!

How can I use these paraphrasing task cards in my classroom?

  • Test Prep
  • Whole class lessons on paraphrasing
  • Small group remediation
  • Literacy centers
  • Enrichment and differentiation
  • Warm ups
  • Daily Homework
  • Independent Work

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