Organize notes flexibly What notes have similar titles or topics? Pile them together Add them to your outline What if I make new combinations of notes? What other ways can I order my outline? Do new grouping suggest new ways to analyze what I know? New ideas? New questions?
How to tell if you are plagiarizing? Are my own word being used?
Tips for effective paraphrasing: 1.Statement must be in your own words. 2.If you use any phrases that are in the original quote, place them in quotation marks. 3.Add a citation – even if a paraphrase is in your own words, it is still someone elses idea. 4.Having difficulty paraphrasing? Make a short list of the quotes main idea and words that relate to it. Incorporate the concepts and words in your paraphrase.