Skip to contentContribute to ReadWriteThink / RSS / FAQs / Site Demonstrations / Contact Us / About Us

 

 

Contribute to ReadWriteThink

ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you.

More

 

Professional Development

Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals.

More

 

Reading & Language Arts Community

Did You Know?

Your students can save their work with Student Interactives.

More more

HomeClassroom ResourcesLesson Plans

Lesson Plan

Technology and Copyright Law: A “Futurespective”

E-mail / Share / Print This Page / Print All Materials (Note: Handouts must be printed separately)

 

Technology and Copyright Law: A “Futurespective”

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Cassandra Love

Asheville, North Carolina

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Student Interactives

Calendar Activities

Strategy Guides

Professional Library

 

STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Printing Press

The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.

 

back to top

 

CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   6 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 10

The Statute of Anne, an influential copyright law, went into effect in 1710.

Student groups do web research, compile their information, and make a booklet on copyright rules for the class to use as a reference.

 

back to top

 

STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   3 – 8  |  Strategy Guide

Using the Jigsaw Cooperative Learning Technique

In this strategy guide, you will learn how to organize students and texts to allow for learning that meets the diverse needs of students but keeps student groups flexible.

 

back to top

 

PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

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.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Position Statement

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

This document is a code of best practices that helps educators using media literacy concepts and techniques to interpret the copyright doctrine of fair use.

 

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.

 

back to top