Plagiarism Policy & Contract

Ms. Ingram’s 7th & 8th Grade EnglishPlagiarism Policy/Contract      Student’s Name:   _________________________________________________________ When you write a paper using someone elses ideas, you must give credit to that person.   Not doing this is a form of plagiarism.   If you copy exact words written by someone, place quotation marks around those words, and give credit to the author(s) and source(s).  If you use an authors ideas, but put those ideas into your own words, you must write the authors name and the title of the word you used.  Plagiarism is unacceptable. If work is plagiarized, it will not be given credit. Please sign below to acknowledge you have read, understand, and agree to the above information.  Students Signature: ____________________________________     Date: _________________ Parents/Guardians Signature: ____________________________     Date: _________________