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Prove It!: A Citation Scavenger Hunt

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Prove It!: A Citation Scavenger Hunt

Grades 6 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Minilesson
Estimated Time One 50-minute session
Lesson Author

Patrick Striegel

Patrick Striegel

Tolono, Illinois

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Cyberspace Explorer: Getting to Know Christopher Columbus

Students explore multiple online sources to gather information about the life of Christopher Columbus, complete a cyber scavenger hunt, and use their notes to prepare a timeline and summary report.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Building Vietnam War Scavenger Hunts through Web-Based Inquiry

Students research the effects of the Vietnam war on a specific group of people who were involved. They then create Internet scavenger hunts to share with the class.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing

Students investigate issues of plagiarism, fair use, and paraphrasing using KWL charts, discussion, and practice.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Research Building Blocks: “Cite Those Sources!”

Students learn the importance of crediting others for their words and ideas, and then learn the paraphrasing and citation skills necessary to avoid plagiarism.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Students as Creators: Exploring Copyright

This lesson gives students the tools they need to consider the ethical issues surrounding use and ownership of copyrighted materials.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Minilesson

And I Quote: A Punctuation Proofreading Minilesson

Students review the basic conventions for using quotations from literature or references from a research project, focusing on accurate punctuation and page layout, then apply the conventions to their texts.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Literary Scrapbooks Online: An Electronic Reader-Response Project

Students capture scraps of information from a variety of Web resources and use them to create an electronic scrapbook. Emphasis is placed on evaluating and citing resources.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 10

Celebrate Teen Tech Week!

The purpose of Teen Tech Week is to ensure that teens are competent and ethical users of technologies, especially those that are offered through libraries.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning

This book helps educators unlock Internet and digital media resources to classrooms while respecting the rights of copyright holders.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Preventing Plagiarism: Tips and Techniques

DeSena offers a practical guide on how high school and college teachers can structure assignments and guide students so that students don't plagiarize.

 

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