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- This bundle of lessons and activities will support your students in avoiding plagiarism in their writing. Explore different types of plagiarism and develop a classroom plagiarism policy using these informational handouts, worksheets, and activities! Suitable for online learning and Google Classroo$8.20$9.20Save $1.00
Avoiding plagiarism begins with teaching students about the different types of plagiarism. This lesson explores five types of plagiarism and includes worksheets, handouts, task cards, and digital activities for Google Classroom®.
Included with this Types of Plagiarism Lesson:
✏️ Types of Plagiarism Task Cards - Print
✏️ Types of Plagiarism Worksheets for Task Card Activity - Digital & Print
✏️ Different Types of Plagiarism Informational Handout
✏️ Different Types of Plagiarism Graphic Organizer - Digital & Print
✏️ Detailed Answer Key
✏️ Teacher Instructions for using this resource
How to use these Types of Plagiarism Activities:
This lesson will help students gain an understanding of the different types of plagiarism to promote avoiding plagiarism in their writing. Explore the following types of plagiarism with your students:
- Direct Plagiarism
- Patchwork Plagiarism
- Ghost Writing / Ghost Editing
- Echo Plagiarism
You can begin this mini-lesson with an inquiry-based activity using the Types of Plagiarism Plagiarism Task Cards. There are six task cards, each with a set of questions on the back. Cut these task cards out and place them at separate stations around the room. You can divide students into six groups and have each group explore a separate task card; alternatively, you can have each student rotate around the room and answer the questions on the Plagiarism Task Card Worksheets for each respective station.
After exploring the task cards independently, students can read the Different Types of Plagiarism Handout. This handout explains that plagiarism can be both accidental or intentional and that certain consequences may be implemented in both circumstances. It also discusses how plagiarism exists in both academic and professional spheres. Finally, It defines each type of plagiarism so that students have these definitions for future reference.
Students can then work on the Different Types of Plagiarism Graphic Organizer. This activity explores nine scenarios involving plagiarism. These scenarios are common instances of plagiarism that you've likely experienced in your classroom. Students must label the type of plagiarism and explain the reasoning behind their choice.
To consolidate this activity, a comprehensive answer key has been included.
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To access the digital version of these worksheets, simply follow the instructions within the resource to copy the files directly to your Google Drive®.
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This resource is also featured in Mondays Made Easy’s Avoiding Plagiarism Bundle.
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