Stop students from cheating and plagiarizing. Use this ppt to reframe the conversation. Discuss reasons why honesty and integrity matter to them, to you, to your school, and to your community. This is meant to be a positive conversation focused on honesty.
* You can personalize this presentation for your class.
* You can include your school's policy and consequences.
* You can create an honor code as a class.
* I included links to resources and sample honor codes.
* This can be a one or two-day lesson, maybe longer, depending on how long it takes your class to create an honor code you can all live with.
You can also have students reference the MLA Handbook for a more thorough definition and examples of plagiarism.