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Plagiarism Plagiarism ◦ Watch the video on plagiarism ◦ What are the different types of plagiarism? ◦ Which form of plagiarism is debated most? ◦ What do you need to cite? ◦ How do you cite exact words? ◦ What is common knowledge? ◦ What are some common citation styles?
Summarizing involves ◦ putting the main idea(s) into your own words, including only the main point(s). ◦ It is necessary to attribute summarized ideas to the original source. ◦ Summaries are significantly shorter than the original and take a broad overview of the source material.
A summary is a brief report of something that was written or spoken. A summary should do the following Identify the source by name and author Include a few supporting details, if important Be shorter than the original Identify the author of the ideas Include paraphrasing, or rewording of ideas in the summary writer’s own words Be objective (not include your own opinion; just the facts)
The first step involves writing a one sentence summary statement. This can include the title of the article the author’s name and the main idea of the text
The 2 nd step is to make a concept map, or graphic organizer, that shows the main ideas of the article. You can write a summary just by looking at a concept map.
The next step in writing a summary is to paraphrase, or express what someone has written or said in a way that is shorter and easier to understand.
Read through at least 2 summaries in the packet. Identify the important parts of the summary ◦ Does it mention the author and the source (name of the publication or the type of publication)? ◦ Does it mention the year of publication? ◦ Does it include important facts, details, statistics, or other ideas related to the topic? ◦ Is the topic or main idea of the summary clear? ◦ Write down 1-2 things that stood out to you about this summary. ◦ Write down 1-2 things that you have questions about or would like to know more about with this summary.
Now remember to include important information about the web site you are using for your summaries. ◦ Include the author’s name ◦ Include the name of the publication ◦ Include the web site name ◦ Include important facts or details from the source ◦ Include a main idea that expresses the important facts or details from the source.
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