RefME - the easy way to create work cited lists
1 Hook Attention Getter
Show first video "Plagiarism Rap."
Review prerequisites to this point; the project to this point; plagiarism; why we have keep track of our resources (find our resources again; proper credit).
Show Second Video "New Hampton School - Why We Cite Sources"
Today we are going to utilize an online website that will help us to easily create a list of resources. This is something you will do for the rest of your time in school
Students will watch the videos and participate in class discussion about plagiarism, and why people need to keep track of resources,.
2 Direct Instruction
Have students log-into their Google Accounts.
Have students choose a book.
Have students go to https://app.refme.com
Go to Explain the page. Have students link to Google accounts.
Model how to choose which citation form to pick for the project.
Model how to add item and how to fill out the form. Click submit.
Have student type in the name of their book into the search bar and add it to work cited list.
Students will log into google accounts.
Access the RefME website.
Link their Google accounts to RefME.
3 Guided Instruction
Guide the students through adding a website to their work cited list. Go step by step, making sure after each step that the students are at the same point as you.
Students will follow along step by step as the teacher adds a website to the work cited list of resources.
4 Independent Practice
Teacher will walk around and monitor students as they practice using the resource.
Have students complete and book and a website by themselves.
Have students print out work cited lists.
Share with class as a review why creating a work cited list is important.
Students will discuss why creating a work cited list is important.