Unit 3 Digital Literacy -- Copyright and Plagiarism

In previous lessons, time has been spent learning how to search for information online and then evaluate that information.  These activities meet the Common Core Anchor Standards for Writing 8  “Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.” This lesson will continue to meet that standard as we look at copyright, plagiarism and using content responsibly. 

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  1. After completing the three activities, reflect on how your knowledge on copyright has developed.  Refer to the readings and videos to help discuss your copyright insights. Be sure to include examples of incorporating copyright awareness will help your students become successful independent learners.  Submit your 1-2 page synopsis to the class instructor with the subject Digital Unit 3 Assignment 1. Be sure to include your name.
  2. Develop a lesson plan in the content area and grade level you currently teach where your students develop copyright knowledge.  How are you going to integrate this into an assignment?  Show state technology standards, ISTE-NETS or appropriate standards. Label it Digital Unit 3 Assignment 2, mail it to the class instructor and be sure to include your name.