Lesson Plan

Cheater Cheater Pumpkin Eater!

Students will explore the definition and consequences of plagiarism. Students will also learn how to correctly make citations in their writing.
Summer J.
Classroom teacher
Spring Hill Elementary School
Huntington, United States
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My Grades 4
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies

Students will be able to:
*refer to details and examples in an informational text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. (CCSS RI.4.1)
*determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in an informational text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area. (CCSS RI.4.4)
*produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in objectives in Text Types and Purposes.) (CCSS W.4.4)
*with some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting. (CCSS W.4.6)
*report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace. (CCSS SL.4.4)

English Language Arts
using supporting evidence
writing clearly
Social Studies
Grades 3 – 5
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Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

Activity: Other

2 Direct Instruction

3 Guided Practice

4 Independent Practice

5 Wrap-Up