Consulting an online resource when you write a research paper
Putting a quote from a magazine article in an essay
Forgetting to include a bibliography at the end of your paper
Paraphrasing the author of a published book
Plagiarism is not a serious offense
Plagiarism is not always a black and white issue
The rules about plagiarism are far too strict
Most teachers aren't aware of what plagiarism is
Because you are not paying to use your source's ideas or words.
Because you're passing off your sources idea's or words as your own
Because plagiarism wastes your teacher's valuable time
Because you're making money off your source's ideas or words
"The lazy fox didn't move so the cat jumped over him"
"Cats are swift animals that like to run and jump over things
"The cat jumped over the lazy brown fox"
"The lazy brown fox was jumped over by the cat"
A brief citation that lists the source of a quote
A quotation that is properly cited
A list of all works cited in an essay
A paraphrased paragraph
You'll probably get kicked out of school if you plagiarize
Plagiarism is always caught and always results in bad grades
"Plagiarism" is basically another word for "cheating"
You loose the opportunity to practice critical thinking and writing skills
It doesn't give any credit to an original source
It shows your readers you have a firm grasp of the subject
It suggests that you personally know a source that you quote
It shows your teacher that you're able to use correct grammar
Paraphrasing every paragraph that you read
Using only print versions of online documents
Explaining to your teacher that you did your research on the Internet
Citing all your online resources with proper attribution