Avoiding Plagiarism Teacher Resources
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How Much Have You Understood? (Identifying and Avoiding Plagiarism)
This 12-page handout is designed as a self-check activity. After reading two source texts, learners are presented with five samples based on the texts. For each sample, they must decide if the text is plagiarized and, if so, what is wrong and how can it be corrected.
9th - 12th Language Arts 44 Views 255 Downloads
What do George Harrison, Vanilla Ice, and Steven Ambrose all have in common? The Warner Brothers’ films Batman Forever and The Devil’s Advocate? All are guilty of plagiarism. And if you are considering a research project and want to impress on your writers the importance of citing sources, then this resource is a must.
8th - 12th 21st Century Skills 56 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Punishable Perils of Plagiarism
For the purposes of this video, plagiarism is a criminal offense pursued by the Department of Plagiarism Investigation. Each type of plagiarism is given a catchy name, a creative description, and is demonstrated with a cartoon animation. Although the D.
4 mins 7th - 12th Language Arts 46 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Whose Is It, Anyway?
Launch a discussion about plagiarism, the consequences of plagiarism, and how giving credit is a sign of respect for the work of others. Start out by defining plagiarism and sharing your school's official policy. Class members can then be introduced to the Modern Language Association (MLA) format for citing resources.
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Focus: Writing a Brief Research Paper
If you are planning on working on a research paper in your class, take a look at this resource first. Starting off with information about plagiarism, the series of activities briefly described here should give your pupils a general idea of how to write a research paper.
9th - 10th Language Arts 149 Views 171 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Plagiarism: Avoiding Accidental Internet Plagiarism
Demonstrate how to cite information from Internet sources without plagiarizing. If your class is working on an Internet research paper, and you have observed learners cutting and pasting directly from the Internet, the activities and methods involved here should help your class understand how to properly cite and paraphrase research.
9th - 12th Language Arts 36 Views 87 Downloads
Writing History: From Students to Scholars
An Online NewsHour article about scholarly ethics launches this study of plagiarism. Since historians are supposed to bring original ideas and perspectives to their publications, they must give credit to the ideas of others. After a discussion of historians such as Ambrose and Goodwin, class members use this perspective to create a self-made guide on plagiarism.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
How to Avoid Plagiarism: When to Cite Sources
Give credit where credit is due. And avoid the dire consequences of presenting someone else's ideas as your own! The focus of this short video is on when to cite information and how to avoid unintentional plagiarism.
5 mins 9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What is Plagiarism?
What is plagiarism? Middle schoolers create a class definition of plagiarism and examine the importance of crediting people for their ideas. They review official school policy on plagiarism and study the consequences of presenting the work of others as their own.
5th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 128 Downloads
The War of the Words
“Who’s This Guy Dylan Who’s Borrowing Lines From Henry Timrod?” The basic question in this lesson plan from the New York Time’s Learning Network is whether artists and authors who use the words of others are stealing from that artist or honoring him/her.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 60 Downloads
A Way With Words
After reading the New York Times article, “Novelist Says She Read Copied Books Several Times,” class members are divided into groups to explore (in a fishbowl discussion) the different perspectives in the plagiarism case described in the article.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 29 Downloads
Demonstrate the importance of evaluating and citing sources. Pupils can complete the suggested assignment provided here, or one of your choosing, while focusing on checking that the resources are credible and citing those sources properly. The resource also includes a quiz of terms related to research such as plagiarism, bias, citation, and integrate.
9th - 10th Language Arts 23 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Plagiarism--Worksheet 1
Understanding plagiarism is the goal of this worksheet. After reading the two definitions of plagiarism listed on the sheet, class members decide whether the eight listed scenarios constitute plagiarism. Their responses are used to launch a class discussion of this topic.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 81 Downloads
Plagiarism is a difficult concept for many youngsters to grasp. Help them along by presenting this PowerPoint. Complete with a sample scenario, a formal definition, and multiple examples, this is an effective way to keep your class from committing plagiarism.
8th Language Arts 13 Views 16 Downloads
A Creator’s Responsibilities
Want to keep your learners from plagiarizing? Here is one way to tackle the topic and relate it not only to plagiarizing text, but also to pirating music and video productions. Class members discuss the topic, watch a video about pirating, and examine case studies.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 19 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A fresh take to teaching what plagiarism is! There are four scenarios described here, and your learners must decide which ones contain plagiarism and which ones do not. Use the activity to introduce the concept and get your class thinking critically.
5th - 10th Language Arts 11 Views 99 Downloads
Plagiarism: Avoid It!
Middle and high schoolers define plagiarism, discover how it has impacted people throughout history, locate ways individuals plagiarize, and identify ways to avoid plagiarism in their own research. They rewrite a paragraph, describing why the revision is the correct way to cite or paraphrase the paragraph.
5th - 12th Technology & Engineering 24 Views 243 Downloads
What is Plagiarism?
Concerns about how to protect intellectual property rights have grown along with the advancements in technology. This richly detailed two-day lesson examines plagiarism as a violation of intellectual property rights and asks middle and high schoolers to research school rules on the topic from this point of view.
7th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 98 Downloads