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English Reading Practice – Copyright
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to write poems.
is in the sixth grade. She writes
least six poems a day. So, she is very
when her teacher gives the
a poetry assignment.
The assignment is to
a poem about birds. Viola has many
about birds already, but she writes a
one anyway. She works very hard on
and is proud to give it the
Later that day, Viola's teacher asks
talk to her during recess. Viola cannot
what the teacher wants!
The teacher shows
a poem. It is one of her
poems! She wonders how the teacher got
The teacher says, "Shannon says this
her poem, but this sounds a lot
your poems. Does this look familiar to
Viola tells the teacher yes, this is
poem, not Shannon's!
Later, the class returns
recess. The teacher says, "Class, we need to talk about
The students look
. This word is new to them.
, "Copyright is a law that protects our
. When we create something, it is protected
copyright. This means that no one is
to steal it. We have the right to
our own ideas, and to get
for them. No one else can use
and present them like their own."
Shannon looking at the floor.
. "It is wrong to steal someone else's
Later that day, Shannon apologizes to Viola,
Viola offers to help Shannon create her