Q1 Copyright Laws Step 1

7. Be Legal & Fair

What is Copyright (5:26) U.S. Copyright Office

Copyright learning activity

1. Check with your teacher about identifying a partner or small group to work with to complete this activity.

2. Decide who will copy or download and share this 7.Q1 Copyright learning activity with the others.

3. Take the Copyright Quiz and then submit your completed document to your teacher when you are done.

Copyright QUIZ

See if you can score 100% on this interactive Copyright Quiz. Take the quiz and when you are done click on Submit. You will see how you did with your correct and incorrect answers listed. If you did poorly, take it again! 

We trust you will earn a passing score on the copyright quiz and be ready for the next activity. Good luck!

Before doing any of the three bonus activities below, please confirm with your teacher if they are required.

Bonus Activities

1. Write a short personal reflection piece describing a time when you unknowingly broke copyright laws. Based on what you have learned in this Quest, who might your actions have affected and why? What steps might you take next time to ensure you are being legal and fair.

2. As a class, read the article Six Copyright Concepts Your K-12 Students Should Know

  • Discuss the six concepts
  • Create a Google Slide or Office presentation on the six concepts describing each concept briefly for your audience. 

3. Play the Copyright, What's Copyright Youtube Video (3:06) that has a rap-style musical message about copyright. 

MITECS Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

2. Digital Citizen
b. Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices
c. Demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property

6. Creative Communicator
a. Choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
b. Create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations