Exploring Copyrights and Wrongs

Grades 9-12 / ELA / Digital Literacy
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6 minutes

Lesson Objective

Make responsible decisions when using other people's creative work

Questions to Consider

  • Why is it important to consider both the legal and ethical ramifications of using other people's work?
  • How does the advertising activity change the way students think about using creative works?
  • What would you do next to further your students' understanding of copyright?

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  • Lesson Plan: 9-12 Unit 1 Copyrights and Wrongs.PDF

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