This is an article advocating for writing more succinctly with long-winded examples transformed into shorter, more straightforward sentences. You can find this article here.
This activity includes a highly plagiarized paragraph along with the original source material to allow students to identify problem areas. There is an answer key for instructors as well as a “solution” paragraph without plagiarism. Click here for a link to the assignment
This practice/assignment provides students with several passages from original sources, then two paraphrased versions. Students must identify good/bad paraphrasing and justify their responses. Click here for a link to the assignment.