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YouTube Copyright Basics (Global) Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing. ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us.

Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing

If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Teacher Resources by Grade Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. More Home › Classroom Resources › Lesson Plans. Plagiarism Lesson Plans and Lesson Ideas. 19 best images about Library-plagiarism lessons on Pinterest. Tools for Teaching Cyber Ethics. Everyone knows someone who has commited a cyber crime.

Tools for Teaching Cyber Ethics

Perhaps you downloaded a song you shouldn't have or maybe somebody else's research was a little more helpful than it should have been. Students are no different and the temptation to commit cyber crimes exists in every school. Are our schools filled with budding cyber criminals unaware of the consequences of their online activities? Should educators scramble to institute a formal cyber ethics curriculum? Or should schools ban the use of the Internet? High School Student Arrested for Online Investment Fraud A 14-year-old recently purchased inexpensive stocks, lied about their potential value in an investment chat room, and reaped hundreds of thousands of dollars when other investors bought his lies -- and the stocks! Poll Reveals Kids Think Hacking Is OK! Cyber Ethics Conference Convened in Maryland! FBI Calls for Cyber Ethics Curriculum! Is cyber crime an epidemic? Crystal should know.

Citing Sources - BrainPOP. Copyright and Fair Use. Student Materials — - Best Practices for Ensuring Originality in Written Work. Whose Is It, Anyway? (3-5) How to Cite a Site (3-5) Plagiarism Scavenger Hunt.

Examples: I would be plagiarizing if I were to write an essay about the walrus and said: The walrus' other characteristic features are equally useful.

Plagiarism Scavenger Hunt

As their favorite meals, particularly shellfish, are found near the dark ocean floor, walruses use their extremely sensitive whiskers, called mustacial vibrissae, as detection devices. As their favorite meals, particularly shellfish, are found near the dark ocean floor, walruses use their extremely sensitive whiskers, called mustacial vibrissae, as detection devices. The walrus' other characteristic features are equally useful. Why is this plagiarism? #1 is an example of plagiarism because I took the sentences directly from this National Geographic Website. Remember, even though you learned from the walrus site and wrote sentences in your own words, the information still does not belong to you! Plagiarism In The Classroom: Teaching Students About Plagiarism. For avoiding plagiarism lesson plans … ReadWriteThink provides teachers with a lesson plan for instructing students on the definition of plagiarism, the importance of citing sources, acceptable methods for paraphrasing and more.

Plagiarism In The Classroom: Teaching Students About Plagiarism

Literacy Matters has an article for teachers on developing the online research skills of students. In the paraphrasing section toward the bottom, readers will find links to six sites with teacher-specific information on teaching plagiarism avoidance. presents educators with extensive resources for understanding plagiarism. Of specific interest to teachers are the tips for plagiarism prevention. The Alpine School District offers a sample lesson plan on taking notes that includes a section on avoiding plagiarism. The New York Times presents a lesson plan about avoiding unintentional plagiarism for 6th through 8th graders.

Acadia University has a slide show about plagiarism made for college students but applicable to middle and high school students. Copyright & Plagiarism for Kids. Plagiarism - BrainPOP. What Is Plagiarism? Library Media / Elementary Citation Guide. Elementary Citation Guidelines Students need to give credit for the resources they have used, even in elementary school.

Library Media / Elementary Citation Guide

Here are some guidelines for elementary school students. There is a Citation Maker available on the NC WiseOwl website. Students type in the information, and the site generates a citation that can be copied and pasted into a Works Cited page. It is available at: For Grades 1&2 Book 1. 2. Joanna Cole. Print Encyclopedia Article 1. 2. Tiger. Online Encyclopedia Article.