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Rights, Remixes, and Respect
It is very easy to access creative work online, and some individuals are not aware of all the rules that accompany using someone else's original work. Show your class the difference between inspiration and using without permission. The plan includes a video link, a terminology review, a debate activity where groups role play, wrap-up questions, extension activities, and an assessment with an answer key.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Copyright
Introduce your class to the concept of copyright with a series of activities. Pupils first learn about copyright laws and fair use, putting their knowledge to the test with a quick categorizing task. They then watch a video and answer true-and-false questions about it.
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 7 Downloads
SOPA and PIPA
Your learners will be very interested to learn about the Stop Online Piracy Act and how copyright infringement was challenged by a bill introduced into the United States Congress in 2012. The video provides an overview of the the bill's major principles, as well as analyzes the language of the bill and implications of its specific wording.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Copyrights and Wrongs
Ensure that your class knows all about giving credit where credit is due. Engage their interest with a brief conversation about creative work and a quick video about responsible use of the work of others. Then, give them some time in small groups to act as advertisers who need to select a photo for a campaign while considering copyright laws.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 49 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
James Bond in a Honda? Trial Simulation
Your class members will take on the roles of jury members in this exciting simulation. After reading a detailed script and reviewing pieces of evidence, they will determine whether Honda violated copyright and copied James Bond.
6th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Creator's Rights
Intellectual property rights are the hot new topic of debate about copyright laws. Class members watch “Nicole’s Story - Copyrighting Creative Work,” and consider what rights they have as a creator of a song. In addition, groups look at licensing symbols and create an original song to perform.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
To prepare for a study of intellectual property rights, (or an assessment) introduce your learners to the legal concepts and key vocabulary associated with the debate. After defining intellectual property, copyright, fair use, and piracy, the class is presented with a list of items and asked to decide which items are examples of intellectual property, and a series of scenarios, and then they are asked to decide if the use is lawful or unlawful.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Exploring Theme and Mood with a Book Trailer
Before you begin this lesson plan, note that it revolves around learners reading and finishing personal novels. If that's what your class is preparing to do, this is a great way to get creative and technological with literature analysis. Readers learn about theme and mood concepts in novels, and then choose a novel to read.
6th - 8th Language Arts 21 Views 88 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
'Toon Up Your Knowledge of Copyright and Fair Use
Students examine the concepts of copyright and intellectual property by copying graphic files manually and digitally, and analyzing Web site copyright disclaimers. They create a technology product focusing on some aspect of copyright.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 212 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 58 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What's Mine Isn't (Necessarily) Yours
When we use images or ideas from the Internet, we might be infringing on someone's rights. Give your class the opportunity to understand copyright and creator's rights as they evaluate fair and legal use of media found online. As they explore intellectual property, public domain, and plagiarism, they also explore how media resources can, and should, be cited.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 60 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Toon Up Your Knowledge of Copyright and Fair Use
Young scholars explore copyright and 'Fair Use' guidelines. In this copyright lesson, students copy and create digital pictures using Microsoft Paint to identify the concepts of copyright and intellectual property ownership. Young scholars research how Fair Use apples to their class projects and the abuse issues involved with using copyrighted materials from the Internet.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 5 Views 77 Downloads
Debating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Twelfth graders examine copyright issues through research and debate. In this investigative lesson students get into groups and research the pros and cons of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and present it to the class.
12th Language Arts 5 Views 31 Downloads