Now put what you've learned about plagiarism, paraphrase, and citation to work. Complete this practice activity from Common Sense Media by deciding if each person's actions were oaky, or not okay. Be sure to explain your choices.
1. David had basketball practice last night and didn’t have time to do his homework. Justin offers to let him copy his, and sends it to David in an email. Is that ... OKAY or NO WAY?
2. Manny has to write a paragraph about water resources for science. He finds a paragraph on a website that is just right. Manny copies it in his own handwriting. Is that ... OKAY or NO WAY?
3. Samantha copies a webpage into her book report and adds her own first sentence. Is that ... OKAY or NO WAY?
4. Ming spends a lot of time searching the Web. She finds a great drawing on a site. She prints it for the cover of her social studies report and gives credit to the illustrator in her report. Is that ... OKAY or NO WAY?