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Writing the First Draft

Do This #1

Do This! This is correct and is not plagiarism because:

  • The student copied exact words from the source and did use quotation marks (” “).
  • The student did include the source citation in text and in the reference list.

Do This #2

Do This! This is correct and is not plagiarism because:

  • The student re-wrote the source idea in his/her own words (paraphrase).
  •  The student did include the source citation in text and in the reference list.

Do This #3

Do This! This is correct and is not plagiarism because:

  • The student re-wrote the source ideas in his/her own words (paraphrase) and showed citation boundaries.
  • The student did include the source citation in text and in the reference list.

Do This #4

Do This! This is correct and is not plagiarism because:

  • The student re-wrote the source ideas in his/her own words (paraphrase).
  • The student include the source citation for the source they read in the reference list and included the original source and the source they read in the in-text citation.

Don’t Do This #1

Don’t Do This! This is an example of plagiarism because:

  • The student copied exact words from the source and did not use quotation marks (” “).
  • The student did not include the source citation, in text and in the reference list.

Don’t Do This #2

Don’t Do This! This is an example of plagiarism because:

  • The student copied exact words from the source and did not use quotation marks (” “).

Don’t Do This #3

Don’t Do This! This is an example of plagiarism because:

  • The student did not include the source citation, in text and in the reference list.

Don’t Do This #4

Don’t Do This! This is an example of plagiarism because:

  • The student did not include the source citation, in text and in the reference list.

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