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2  A group of scholars that make rules and guidelines for professional writing

3  It makes your research paper look professional  It helps you to avoid plagiarism › Using another author’s words and claiming them as your own by not citing them in your paper  Organizes your writing process  Prepares you for the future

4  12 point size font  Times New Roman font  1” margins all around  Page numbers on all pages:  Line 1: Name  Line 2: Teacher Name  Line 3: Subject  Line 4: Period #  Line 5: Date  Title is centered  ½” indent before paragraph

5  The “Works Cited” page is the last page  Alphabetical list of sources

6  Last name, First name. Title. City: Publishing Company, Year. Pages.  Example: › Kobasa, Paul. Warfare. Chicago: World Book Inc.,

7  Last name, First name. “Article Title.” Newspaper Name Day Month year: section or page.  Example: › Borenstein, Seth. “Nation Says Goodbye To Moonwalker Neil Armstrong.” Associated Press 13 September 2012: science.

8  1. A book by Stan McMurtry called The Bunjee Venture. It was published by Scholastic Inc. in New York in 1977  2. A book by C.S. Lewis called The Horse and His Boy. It was published by Scholastic Inc. in New York in 1988

9  McMurtry, Stan. The Bunjee Venture. New York: Scholastic,  Lewis, C.S.. The Horse and His Boy. New York: Scholastic,

10  1. Jim Heintz and Vladimir Isachenkov wrote and article entitled “Fiery Meteor Explodes Over Russia; 1,100 Injured” in the Associated Press on February 15, It was located on page 3  Cain Burdeau and Michael Kunzelman wrote and article entitled “Hurricane Isaac 2012 Floods Regions Around New Orleans” in the Associated Press on August 30, It was located on page 10

11  Heintz, Jim.Isachenkov, Vladimir. “Fiery Meteor Explodes Over Russia; 1,100 Injured.” Associated Press 15 February 2013: 3.  Burdeau, Cain.Kunzelman, Michael. “Hurricane Isaac 2012 Floods Regions Around New Orleans.” Associated Press 30 August 12: 10.


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