Assignment Paraphrase

Activity time: 20 minutes

Types of media: Handout/s, Webpage, Helpsheet, Word Document


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Based on the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) approach, this resource prompts students to consider the assignment question and discuss the ways in which they would answer it prior to beginning writing. A full understanding of the assignment title or question is crucial to obtain the best possible mark.


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This information/resource was last updated in June 2021.

This post was originally added to LearnHigher on: January 9, 2012

About this resource

This activity is good for helping students to fully understand the assignment question. This activity is based on the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) approach to academic writing that encourages students to engage with writing prior to and outside of assessment.


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