WHY IS PLAGIARISM CHEATING?

 

  1. What is the teacher’s name?

 

  1. Who was the cheater in his class?

 

  1. How did he cheat?

 

  1. Cheating is when (list the three items from the text):
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  2. List three places where cheating may happen?
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  3. How did the 9 year old cheat in the story?

 

  1. Why was it unfair to the 8 year olds?

 

  1. Other than cheating on the a test, how might a kid cheat at school
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  2. When you copy someone elses work, what is that called?

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Under how do people cheat:  Jeff cheated on the test; but what is also cheating?
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  1. When you cheat, why is it not fair to other people
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  1.  Why is it tempting to cheat?

 

  1.  Why wont it REALLY help the kid?

 

  1. What do other people think of cheater:
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    • Think

 

  1. Do you think cheaters may feel less about themselves?  Why?

 

 

 

 

  1. Why do kids cheat?
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  1.  If you were sick, you should …

 

 

  1. If you don’t have enough time to study because of sport practice or parties you should …

 

  1. Write Out this sentence below filling in the blank:  Talking _______ _______ 

 

_______ and ______  _______  will _______  ….

 

  1. How often to many kid feel like cheating?

 

  1. What do most kids do when they feel like cheating
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  1.   Kids who cheat may feel 
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  1.  If someone ask to copy your work is that cheating?  Explain

 

 

  1. What can you do if someone want to copy your work?

 

 

  1. When kids get caught cheating, what will they get on an assignment

 

 

  1. Worse than the bad grade, who do these kids (who cheat) disappoint?

 

  1. A parent may feel different about you because they now realize you are not …

 

  1. Also, you might get the reputation as a _______ by your teacher or team.

 

  1. Why did the author use the work “katch”?
  2. Did Alex Rodriquez cheat when he used steroids? Explain.

 

  1. Can a cheater change?

 

  1. A cheater would have to make b________  c_______ .

 

  1. Cheater can talk over their problems with
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  1. Complete the phrase: cheaters never win and  _______  _______  ______ .

 

 

  1. Why does this sound confusing.

 

 

  1. Why are kids who don’t cheat the real winners?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

READING #2:   Why is Plagiarism a Problem:

 

37.  Children do not always ______________ that the teacher is interested in seeing what the students themselves _____________ ______________, rather than just _____________ ____________ 

 

38.  Children sometimes put off writing a report and think no one will catch them turning in a page from an ____________ if they change a ___________ ___________.

 

39.  For some children, the problem is simply that they do not ___________   _____________ to put information into their ____________  ___________ 

 

40. What did Chris do wrong?

 

41. What are three other examples of plagiarism?

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42. Where does the work plagiarism come from?

 

 

 

 

43. List the five rules of the Anti Plagiarism Checklist

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44. List three reasons why plagiarism in lazy according to the article?

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45. It is important for kids to ______________ a subject and then come up with _______________ _______________ to say.  This is a skill that will be used in middle school, _______________, _________________, and _____________ .

46. What does expelled mean?

 

47. What are the ramifications of expulsion when you try to get in another college?

 

48. What is a bibliography?

 

49. Who is your most important source in learning about plagiarism?

 

 

50.    ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER:  Type at least 10 sentences on YOUR THOUGHTS about cheating.  Some topics could include:

·       Your thoughts on cheating

·       Your thoughts on others who cheat

·       Why do people cheat

·       What are the pros and cons of cheating

·       Should we report cheaters

·       Should we ignore cheaters

·       Other than plagiarism, is cheating fair?

·       What about if you are a victim of cheating and someone steals your work, or you money via the internet?