Avoiding Plagiarism

Warm Up: Define plagiarism.

Explain:

http://prezi.com/l4s2koe-iwhs/how-to-avoid-plagiarism-when-to-cite-sources/

Engage: The most important things to remember are paraphrase, use quotes and cite sources. Sometimes we aren’t even aware when we plagiarize.  Let’s practice.  http://21cif.com/rkitp/challenge/v1n8/plagiarism.swf  
Practice example #1 as a class and talk about each case within example #1.

Explore: Students practice independently or in pairs.

http://21cif.com/rkitp/challenge/v1n8/plagiarism.swf

Evaluate: Ideally students will score 30 out of 36 or better on the interactive practice.

Extend: Using Encyclopedia Britannica, answer the following question without plagiarizing.

What is astigmatism?
How is it corrected?

Closure: Review the most important things learned in this lesson.