Lesson 1: Citing Sources

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Lesson Plan was prepared by the participants of the Library & Information Literacy Pilot Project.


Intellectual property issues

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Students will be able to:
  • Accurately cite sources from different mediums

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Students should have a basic idea about:
  1. Copyright and intellectual property
  2. Different sources of information

Intelligences addressed

  • Linguistic
  • Visual
  • Musical

Strategies/Questions to Guide Learning

  1. Why do you need to know this information?
  2. Show different media and explain how copyright affects them all.
  3. How to locate the different pieces of information needed for bibliographies e.g.year, place

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  • Equipment: Laptop computer, Multimedia projector
  • Media: CDs, DVDs,
  • AV room/Library

Instructional Focus

MLA format sequence of recording information

Set Induction

Play music of a popular artist using two CDs; one original and one pirated.