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Plagiarism

Plagiarism

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Plagiarism

  1. 1. Plagiarism C. Flint
  2. 2. Pop Quiz Is this a form of cheating? 1. Copying from someone else during a math test 2. Asking a student in Period 1 for the questions on the quiz that you’re taking in Period 3 3. Using your older sibling’s science fair project 4. Allowing a friend to copy your Social Studies homework 5. Copying a paragraph from a website and pasting the paragraph in your research paper 6. Putting “George Washington was the first U.S. President.” in your research paper and not citing that fact. Answer: All are cheating except #6, which is common knowledge.
  3. 3. Plagiarism Plagiarism is taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as your own.
  4. 4. Further Explanation… Plagiarism is using words, images, videos or anything that someone else created without giving them credit. – Plagiarism is cheating!!! • Plagiarism in school could get you a failing grade, or in some cases, suspended or expelled.
  5. 5. How do you avoid plagiarism? Paraphrase – Put information into your own words but remember to provide a citation.
  6. 6. How do you avoid plagiarism? (Conti.) Use Direct Quotations – Use the authors words, with “quotation marks around them” and remember to provide a citation.
  7. 7. How do you avoid plagiarism? (Conti.) List every source that you used in your Bibliography.
  8. 8. Do you need to cite every source? No!!! – If the information is common knowledge, you don’t have to cite the source. • Examples – There are 365 days in a year. – President Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States.
  9. 9. Plagiarism or Not Melania Trump delivered a speech at the Republican National Convention in July that was similar to a speech Michelle Obama gave at the Democratic National Convention in 2008. Did Melania Trump plagiarize Michelle Obama’s speech? – You be the judge.
  10. 10. SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS
  11. 11. Assignment Complete the handout labeled “Okay or No Way”. Complete the handout labeled “Assessment”.
  12. 12. Let’s move on to the CLOSING!!!
  13. 13. What is plagiarism? Plagiarism is taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as your own.
  14. 14. Is plagiarism a form of cheating? Yes
  15. 15. Do you need to cite the information below? The earth revolves around the sun. – No • Why Not? – It’s common knowledge.
  16. 16. How do you avoid plagiarism? Paraphrase and cite source Use Direct Quotes and cite source List every source that you use in your Bibliography.
  17. 17. Resources Padlet – www.padlet.com Plagiarism (How to Avoid It) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q0NlWcTq1Y Purdue OWL – http://owl.english.purdue.edu USA Today (Michelle Obama And Melania Trump: Side By Side Similarities) – http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2016/ 07/19/melania-trump-republican-convention-speech- plagiarism/87278088/

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