Wiki Practice Lesson Plan 1: Citing Sources

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This is a modified version of the lesson plan which was originally prepared by the participants of the Library & Information Literacy Pilot Project, spearheaded by the School Library Services of Trinidad and Tobago.


Intellectual Property Issues

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

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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
  • Logical-Mathematical

Strategies and/or 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. recording year, place, company, etc

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Resources Required
  • Equipment:Laptop computer, multimedia projector
  • Media: CDs, DVDs
  • AV Room/Library

Set Induction

  • Play music of a popular artist using two CDs; one original and one pirated
  • Question: Do you notice any differences in the packaging of the CDs?
Now do you see any difference?
How to identify original material?

Description of Activity/Methodology

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  1. Give students different media to compile bibliography.
  2. Prepare sample to present to class.
  3. Create activity sheet: e.g. fill in the blanks.
  4. Compare and contrast different media.

Instructional Focus

Content Sequenced

  • MLA format sequence of recording information.

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Written as a Paper
Activity Sheet

Integration with

  • Computer Studies
  • Social Studies
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Continuation Activities

Follow up

  • Make bibliographies items available in the library.

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  1. Importance of citing information.
  2. Know the difference between original work and copies.
  3. It involves money and jail.