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Please take out your English notebook, tan packet, and your neon green paper rubric **We’ll have a new seating chart today!. Good morning!. Learning target: Identify plagiarism and explain how to avoid it.

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Good morning

Please take out your English notebook, tan packet, and your neon green paper rubric

**We’ll have a new seating chart today!

Good morning!

Learning target: Identify plagiarism and explain how to avoid it

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ~Ernest Hemingway

3/3/14


Agenda 3 3 14

Agenda3/3/14

  • Plan for the Week

  • Avoiding Plagiarism Practice

  • Sample Paper Analysis

    Homework: Nothing officially due this week! Just remember your complete first draft (including word count and works cited) is due Monday, March 10th, at the beginning of class!


Plan for the week

Plan for the Week

  • Today: Review plagiarism/citation info, check out sample paper and rubric

  • Tuesday: continue reviewing sample papers

  • Wednesday-Thursday: In Lab 100 to work on rough drafts (extra help during conference period WED. this week in Lab 200)

  • Friday: In Lab 100 to keep working on drafts


Rough draft timeline

Rough Draft Timeline

  • Your complete essay rough draft is due at the beginning of class Monday, printed out and ready to edit. MUST HAVE WORD COUNT AND WORKS CITED FOR CREDIT!

    • You’ll edit this in class Monday and Tuesday next week

    • You’ll have next Wed.-Fri. to work in the lab for edits

    • Then turn in your updated RD #2 (teacher draft) on Friday, with your RD #1, word count and works cited by the end of the day Friday (3:00!)

      • Also, this will be turned in to turnitin.com (we’ll review turnitin.com when we’re in the lab!)


Rubric overview

Rubric Overview

  • This is your copy that you will turn in with RD#2 and your final- keep it in a safe spot!

    • “open box side”: what I’ll use to give you feedback on your RD#2

    • “lotsa words” side: what I’ll use to evaluate your final essay

  • Check out the various category values-you can get a good grade on this paper without it being all excellents, and you only need to have all proficient in order to pass the paper!

  • Excellence note: If you are working towards an Excellent for your final paper, your RD#2 MUST be at least proficient across the entire rubric at the time of turn-in (in other words, work really hard to make it very good the first time, so the RD#2 edits are just about bringing it up one level if needed)


  • When do you cite

    When do you cite?

    • Words or ideas presented in a source

    • Information you gain through interviewing or conversing with another person, face to face, over the phone, or in writing (ask me for more details if you’re planning to interview)

    • Bottom line, document any words, ideas, or other productions that originate somewhere outside of you.


    When you don t have to cite

    When you don’t have to cite

    • When you are using "common knowledge," things like folklore, common sense observations, myths, urban legends, and historical events, like, “Henry Ford was born in 1863.”

    • When you are using generally-accepted facts, e.g., “Pollution is bad for the environment.”


    Deciding if something is common knowledge

    Deciding if Something is "Common Knowledge"

    • Generally speaking, you can regard something as common knowledge if you find the same information undocumented in at least five credible sources.

    • It might be common knowledge if you think the information you're presenting is something a reasonably intelligent person (  ) would know, or something that a person could easily find in general reference sources.

    • When in doubt, cite; if the citation turns out to be unnecessary, I’ll tell you!


    Parenthetical documentation

    Parenthetical Documentation

    • Quick check-how would you write an in-text citation for…(include a page number of your choice when needed) 

      Hiserodt, Ed. “Liberty from Global-Warming Alarmism.” The New American 24 Nov. 2008: 27-30. ProQuest Research Library. Web. 10 May 2012.

      “In your view, is global warming a very serious problem, somewhat serious, not too serious, or not a problem?” Pew Research Center 8 May 2009. Polling the Nations: the Ultimate Survey Database. Web. 20 May 2012.

      Lamm, Richard D. and BuieSeawell. “Global Warming Brings a Clash of Civilizations.” Progressive Populist 1 Mar. 2005: n. pag. Rpt. in Writing the Critical Essay: Global Warming. Detroit: GreenhavenPress, 2006. 39-44. Print.


    Avoiding plagiarism

    Avoiding Plagiarism

    • Complete this with a partner and be ready to check your skills at _________.


    Sample paper reading assignment

    Sample Paper Reading Assignment

    • Read the paper, and review my comments in the code box.

    • When you get to the “What’s Wrong Here?” comments, use the rubric to evaluate the section, and write your answers to the 7 questions on a piece of notebook paper.

    • When you finish the entire paper, score the paper according to the rubric. Write your scores for each section on your notebook paper. Use language from the rubric to justify your answers.

    • Finish reading and answering the questions by the end of class


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