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Assignment 3 | MLA Citation 11/1/11
Agenda Talk about paper 3 progress finding sources interviews ELI Review Details MLA Citation basics MLA (ex)citing activity
Paper 2 In the midst of grading, doing them as fast as I can. Taking longer than last paper due to audience responses.
Paper #3 How is the source finding coming? How is the interviewing coming? Take a 5-10 minutes and write me a progress report for this paper ( ). I want to gauge how everyone is doing and find trends to better help everyone in class.
ELI Review Thursday What you will need to have completed At least two pages written A complete outline Reviewers should be able to see your essay from start to finish A small part of your grade is going to be based on your ELI comments
Instructor Copy (Now optional) 11/8 Class with be cancelled Optional conferences will be held instead Monday and Tuesday (7th and 8th) You are highly encouraged to make an appointment I will only look at papers if a conference is made
MLA Citation Why do we cite?
MLA Basics in-text citations works cited page formatting
In-text Citations Identify sources used in the paper Direct the reader to the Works cited paper Distinguish your words from others
In-Text Citations In general they go (author page#) e.g (Lauckner 24) Need name; either Brooks argues (12), or (Brooks 12) Use page numbers if provided
Works Cited A separate page in your paper with all your sources Alphabetical order Hanging indent Clark, Alice L., and George H. Dalrymple. "7.8 BIllion for Everglades Restoration: Why Do Environmentalists Look So Worried?" Population and Environment 24.6 (2003): Print.
Formatting 12-point Times New Roman font Double Spaced 1" Margins Indented paragraphs Heading and page number
Activity As a group, use the resources provided to come up with both a in-text and bibliography citation for each source you brought. Resources Little, Brown Handbook (if you have it on you) Purdue OWL EasyBib.com
Activity Continued After, I want you to trade citations with another group and I want you to check them for accuracy Then we will meet back for questions.