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Plagiarism Cases of Famous People

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15 famous plagiarism cases and students get to "be the judge"! Fact based handouts with real life cases and research component to build critical thinking, plagiarism, and research skills. includes:

15 Famous People:
MLK, Jr.
Barack Obama
Joe Biden
Ray Parker
Michael Bolton
John Fogerty
George Harrison
T.S. Eliot
Melania Trump
Vanilla Ice
J.K. Rowling
Robin Thicke
Jane Goodall
Johnny Cash
Helen Keller

Handouts include:
15 black and white famous people images (optional: color these)
Backgrounds of person
Plagiarism charges
Debates over charges
Research component
Verdicts of cases
Guilty or Innocent boxes
Guilty or Innocent evidence t-charts
3 Narrative and Rhetorical Discussion/Writing Prompts on each handout = 45 prompts (each with a "You be the judge..." prompt)

Note: Does NOT include copies of lyrics, novels, or speeches due to copyright infringement laws. These are used to enhance students' research skills.

Fun, engaging, and educational way to learn about plagiarism and explore real life connections to the topic while using research skills. Excellent for introduction to plagiarism, follow-up to unit, assessment of skills, character building, homeschool, AP/Pre-AP, dual credit, adult learners, ELL/ESL upper level learners, flipped classes, literature centers, building research skills, and real life connections to writing. Provides basic history of famous people.

Use with:
Having Fun with Plagiarism at: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Having-Fun-with-Plagiarism-155008

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