Time Estimate: 60 min presentation + 20-40 min activity
This download includes a PowerPoint presentation, comprehensive presenter notes, descriptive plagiarism examples, example cards, and an activity to create a tri-fold or pamphlet w/ teacher notes and a rubric.
• 15-slide PowerPoint presentation (also provided in pdf form)
o Cover (1)
o Defining plagiarism (3)
o What plagiarism is NOT (1)
o “Common knowledge” activity slide (1)
o Integrity, accountability and citation styles (3)
o Consequences w/Venn diagram activity (2)
o Works cited, work consulted and conclusion (3)
o Extension: Small group discussion on Self-Plagiarism (1)
• Presentation style is colorful to grab and maintain attention and minimalistic to discourage distraction and tuning out.
• Detailed presenter notes (pdf) elaborate on each slide and provide significant amounts of additional information. Could be easily adapted into a script.
• Detailed plagiarism examples (pdf), including 8 different forms of plagiarism and 15 hypothetical examples, 7 hypothetical examples of fair use/new original work/properly cited work, 2 hypothetical examples of (maybe) plagiarism that are debatable, and 6 historical examples of plagiarism – with references.
•A set of 16 example cards (pdf) on one 8 ½ x 11 page. These hypothetical examples are taken from the provided examples document. Note: Some of the text is small so be prepared to magnify if accommodations are required.
• Teacher guide with rubric (pdf) and template (pptx and pdf) for an activity creating a citation tri-fold/pamphlet:
o Activity Time Estimate: 20 – 40 min, depending on instructions used
o Materials List (Items this lesson does not provide!): Paper or computer access, original sources, reference sources for MLA and APA style, optional: art supplies
o Included: Instructions for the full-length activity, notes on provided rubric, rubric with 7 grading criterion, template that can be printed 1-sided, using only the first page, or 2-sided.
This presentation is suitable for use with advanced high school students or undergraduates, professional degree students, faculty and educators, and adult education.
This is an excellent resource for professional development.