Putting it in our own words

Referencing challenge.

Have a look at the information found on Encarta Kids 2009 program. In the comments section, have a go at rewriting the information in your own words. Choose one of the topics below.

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York. His family later moved to Wilmington, North Carolina.

Young Michael’s best sport was baseball. He didn’t make his high school basketball team as a sophomore. Later, he played well enough to be noticed by Coach Dean Smith at the University of North Carolina (UNC). Jordan won a scholarship to UNC.

Reference: Microsoft ® Encarta ® 2009. © 1993-2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

 

Coral Reef

KINDS OF CORAL

There are hundreds of different kinds of coral. Hard coral or stony coral is the kind of coral that builds reefs. These corals have hard outer skeletons. Other corals do not have hard outer skeletons and look like fans or flowers. Some kinds of coral look like the branches of a tree. Other kinds can sting you if you touch them.

Reference: Microsoft ® Encarta ® 2009. © 1993-2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

 

The Beatles

The Beatles were a rock music sensation in the 1960s and 1970s. Everyone had a favorite among the four. For some people, it was Paul McCartney, the sweet one, or John Lennon, the funny one. For others, it was George Harrison, the mystery man, or Ringo Starr, the bouncy drummer. The Beatles changed popular music for all time, with their songs and their sparkling personalities.

Reference: Microsoft ® Encarta ® 2009. © 1993-2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

 

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8 thoughts on “Putting it in our own words

  1. Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York City, America. Later Michael and his family moved to Wilmington, in north Carolina. When Michael was young his best sport was baseball. he did not make his schools basketball team in his second year of high school.Later coach dean smith at the university of north Carolina noticed how well Michael played. Michael got a scholarship that he won at UNC.

  2. On February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York city, America, Michael Jordan was born. When Michael Jordan was growing up he moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. Baseball was Michael Jordan’s best Sport. In Michael Jordan’s second year of high school Michael Jordan didn’t make his schools basketball team. When Michael Jordan was a bit older coach Dean Smith at the university of north Carolina (UNC) noticed How well Michael Jordan played. Michael Jordan got a scholarship that he won to UNC

  3. Corals come in hundreds of different kinds. Reefs are built by hard coral and stoney coral and these corals have hard outer skeletons. Ones that look like fans or flowers do not have hard outer skeletons. Other kinds can sting you and it really hurts. Some look like branches of a tree.

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