Avoid changing only a couple of words from the source
Avoid using the same sentence structure as the source
Present your ideas in your words supported by your research
Your paper should be mostly your own ideas and work with support from other sources
Turn in your own paper not someone else's
Turn in a paper you created uniquely for the class assignment and not a paper you completed for a previous class or assignment
Keep thorough notes while doing your research including citation of the source (title, author, URL, etc.), quotation marks around direct quotes, note when you paraphrase or summarize, and page numbers (when applicable).