Teaching Students about Plagiarism

Teaching Students about Plagiarism

To plagiarize is

Plagiarism. Our students hear about it, and we obviously teach them what it is and not to plagiarize, but do they really know the repercussions?

This September when we are going over the dos and don’ts of the year, use this lesson to teach your students what plagiarism is and why you should not do it.  Teaching Students about Plagiarism

Lesson Outline:

  1. Do Now
  2. Overview of plagiarism
  3. Stop and Jot
  4. How to cite a webpage
  5. Practice paraphrasing and citing from a news article
  6. Melania Trump and Michelle Obama’s speeches (video)
  7. Plagiarism in music (video)
  8. Exit ticket

Teaching Students about Plagiarism

This lesson meets the following Common Core Standards:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.7

Teaching Students about Plagiarism

Click here to view the student handout and here for the teacher powerpoint with links to the videos.

Teaching Students about Plagiarism

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