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5 Paragraph Essay. Outline Part 2. Plagiarism. What is Plagiarism?. Using the ideas of someone else and passing them off as your own by not giving credit to the creators. It is academic theft. It is a serious offence and has serious consequences.

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5 paragraph essay

5 Paragraph Essay


Part 2

What is plagiarism
What is Plagiarism?

  • Using the ideas of someone else and passing them off as your own by not giving credit to the creators.

  • It is academic theft.

  • It is a serious offence and has serious consequences.

  • You can be kicked out of university or college for plagiarism.

What is plagiarism1
What is Plagiarism?

Accidental Plagiarism

Rewriting from books or articles

Copying and pasting from webpages

Buying, downloading, or borrowing a paper

Not knowing how to cite

Not knowing how to paraphrase or summarize

Not knowing what common knowledge is

Deliberate Plagiarism

How do we avoid plagiarism
How do we avoid Plagiarism?

  • By effective note taking and including parenthetical references (or footnotes) and a works cited (or bibliography) in your essay.

Parenthetical references
Parenthetical References

  • You MUST document everything you borrow.

  • Parenthetical references indicate the specific source (book, page #, date, etc.) for each of the ideas you used

  • In general, you need to mention the author’s last name and the page you’ve taken the information from.

Parenthetical references1
Parenthetical References


The plan included the element of surprise which was not always present in traditional strategies. The Canadian troops were to attack and push forward immediately following the artillery fire. (Cruxton 91-92) In addition, each soldier was provided with a map of the area……….

Works cited
Works Cited

  • In an essay, you need to acknowledge where you discovered your ideas and information. A list of the research materials from which you have taken information and which you have cited in your paper will be placed on a separate page at the end of your essay.

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Works Cited

Do not:

Include all of the sources you used in your essay

Arrange entries in alphabetical order using the author’s last name

Number your entries

Categorize your entries

Include works that you have not cited or read


5 paragraph essay

Works Cited

Battle of Vimy Ridge. (2009) Retrieved 24 May, 2012, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v_k8Bk2e.

Cruxton, Bradley J. and W. Douglass Wilson. Spotlight Canada. Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press, 2000.

History Channel.com. 2012. History Channel. 24 May 2012 <http://history channel.com/>.

“Vimy Ridge.” Britannica.com. 22 February, 2002. <http://www.brittannica.com>

5 paragraph essay

  • For dates, use the day-month-year format: 15 July 2012.

  • For months, abbreviate to three characters (Aug., Sep., etc.) except for May, June and July.

  • The title for the list of sources is Works Cited (or Bibliography) without quotes or a colon.

  • All entries must end with a period.

  • Insert a blank line between entries but use single space within the entry.

  • Omit titles such as “Dr.,”, “Professor,” “Mr.,” or “Mrs.”

  • Use a citation maker website to do it for you. See the SMH website (library resources) for the link.

Mla style guide
MLA Style Guide

  • Double–spaced

  • 12pt. Font

  • Title page is not necessary.

5 paragraph essay

  • John Student

  • Ms. Hewerdine

  • CHC 2DI-06

  • 2 June 2014

  • The Battle of Vimy Ridge

    • The Allies were convinced that the German position on the ridge was invincible but the Canadians would quickly prove them wrong. The Battle of Vimy Ridge was a turning point in the Great