As an administrator and teacher of a homeschool co-op of 120 students who meet weekly, I have found this article to be extremely helpful in the classroom. Our co-op stresses academic excellence and college prep. classes, and this handout explains the various types of plagiarism in a well organized and easy to read format. The author's examples clearly illustrate both a plagiarized text as well as a properly written paraphrase. We have contacted her for permission to utilize it in all of our upper middle and high school classes next year!
Although the subject matter in this paper is about science, it can be easily used in any upper level academic class. It is particularly helpful to any class that requires a research paper during the semester!