Plagiarism Teacher Resources
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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 10 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 38 Views 250 Downloads
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 22 Views 75 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 38 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 14 Views 126 Downloads
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 41 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 123 Views 151 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 22 Views 241 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 6 Views 97 Downloads
Understanding Plagiarism Workshop Lesson Plan
Students define the term plagiarism, they recognize plagiarism and are able to explain what constitutes appropriate use of others' words and ideas. Pupils are explained the notion of plagiarism such as: taking another's ideas is taking a very personal possession, and plagiarism is a failure to create your own ideas and diminishes the plagiarizer's intellect.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 8 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
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 4 Views 78 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 10 Views 14 Downloads
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 10 Views 99 Downloads
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 13 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Designed