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1 ENGLISH 3: MLA RESEARCH PAPER FORMATTING REVIEW

2 Q: The sentence that expresses the writer’s opinion or position on the research issue is ________________.

3 A: The sentence that expresses the writer’s opinion or position on the research issue is THE THESIS STATEMENT.

4 Q: Where is the MLA heading placed on the paper?

5 A: The MLA heading is placed in the upper left corner of the first page only.

6 Q: What are the four (4) components of the MLA heading?

7 A: The four (4) components of the MLA heading are: Student’s first name last name Teacher’s title and last name Subject, level, and class period Date

8 The MLA heading for one of Mrs. Falls’ 5 th period English 3 students would look like: Stan Studious Mrs. Falls English III January 2014

9 Q: What is the correct format of the MLA header?

10 A: The correct format of the MLA header is: Last name 1

11 Q: What is the correct format of the date in the MLA heading?

12 A: The correct format of the date in the MLA heading is: 23 January 2014 (no abbreviations, no punctuation)

13 Q: What type of website would probably NOT have the most trustworthy information?

14 Answer: A.com website would probably NOT have the most trustworthy information.

15 Q: What types of websites would probably have more trustworthy information?

16 A:.edu,.gov, and usually.org websites would probably have trustworthy information.

17 Q: Which of the following components make up required MLA formatting (as per MHS & Mrs. Falls)? 12 pt Arial font 14 pt Comic Sans font

18 A: 12 pt Arial font

19 Q: What are other components of required MLA formatting? Single – spaced lines Double – spaced lines

20 A: Double – spaced lines

21  Q: What is another component of required MLA formatting? 1.25” margins all around 1.0” margins all around 1.25” margins on L-R; 1.0” on T-B.

22 A: 1.0” margins all around

23 Q: For Mrs. Falls’ class, the header should be -- on every page -- on every page except the first page

24 A: For Mrs. Falls’ class, the header should be -- on every page except the first page

25 Q: True or False: A SUMMARY is very detail-oriented.

26 A: False A SUMMARY is NOT very detail-oriented.

27 Q: True or False: A PARAPHRASE is supposed to be approximately the same length as the original text.

28 A: True A PARAPHRASE is supposed to be approximately the same length as the original text.

29 Q: What is the meaning of PARAPHRASE?

30 A: A PARAPHRASE is a restatement of another text or passage into a student’s own words according to each individual’s understanding.

31 Q: What is the meaning of PLAGIARIZE/ PLAGIARISM?

32 A: PLAGIARISM occurs when a writer uses any other person’s words or ideas without giving credit to the original person or source.

33 Q: Identify the AUTHOR in this Works Cited citation: Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

34 A: The AUTHOR/POET in this Works Cited citation is: Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

35 Q: Identify the CITY OF PUBLICATION in this Works Cited citation: Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

36 A: The CITY OF PUBLICATION (Do not list the state) in this Works Cited citation is: Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

37 Q: Identify the MEDIUM OF PUBLICATION in this Works Cited citation: Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

38 Q: The MEDIUM OF PUBLICATION in this Works Cited citation is: Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

39 Q: Identify the NAME OF THE POEM, ARTICLE, OR SHORT STORY in this Works Cited citation for an anthology: Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

40 A: The NAME OF THE POEM, ARTICLE, OR SHORT STORY in this Works Cited citation for an anthology is: Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

41 Q: Which component of the citation is highlighted (and typed in italics) in this Works Cited citation for an anthology? Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

42 A: The TITLE OF THE BOOK/ANTHOLOGY is highlighted (and typed in italics) in this Works Cited citation for an anthology Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

43 Q: Which component of the citation is highlighted in this Works Cited citation? Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

44 A: The EDITOR of the book/ anthology is highlighted in this Works Cited citation. Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

45 Q: Which component of this citation is highlighted in yellow? Which is highlighted in pink? Which in green? Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

46 A: The PUBLISHER/PUBLISHING COMPANY of the book/anthology is highlighted in yellow; the YEAR OF PUBLICATION (aka COPYRIGHT DATE) is highlighted in pink; the PAGE NUMBERS are highlighted in green. Cather, Ruth. “Swallows in Springtime.” Poems That Persevere. Ed. John McIntyre. Boston: University Press, Print.

47 ADDITIONAL NOTES:

48 Q: What is the very distinct difference in the format of the authors’ names in citations for a book by one author and a book by two or more authors?

49 A: The Works Cited citation for a Book with two or three authors has a distinct formatting appearance: The first author’s name appears in last name, first name, format (note the commas); the second (and third) authors’ names appear in first name last name format. Gillespie, Paula, and Neal Lerner. The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, Print.

50 More than THREE authors: If there are more than three authors, you may choose to list only the first author followed by the phrase et al. (Latin for "and others") or you can list all of them: Wysocki, Anne Frances, et al. Writing New Media: Theory and Applications of Composition. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, Print. OR Wysocki, Anne Frances, Johndan Johnson-Eilola, Cynthia L. Selfe, and Geoffrey Sirc. Writing New Media: Theory and Applications of Composition. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, Print.

51 Multivolume Work When citing only one volume of a multivolume work, include the volume number after the work's title or after the work's editor or translator. Quintilian. Institutio Oratoria. Trans. H. E. Butler. Vol. 2. Cambridge: Loeb-Harvard UP, Print.


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