Presentation on theme: "I Intro: Georgia should raise the HS dropout age from 16 to 18 II 1 st Body Paragraph: 1st Argument Reason 1 to raise the age III 2 nd Body Paragraph:"— Presentation transcript:
I Intro: Georgia should raise the HS dropout age from 16 to 18 II 1 st Body Paragraph: 1st Argument Reason 1 to raise the age III 2 nd Body Paragraph: 2 nd Argument Reason 2 to raise the age IV 3 rd Body Paragraph: 3 rd Argument Reason 3 to raise the age V Conclusion
The thesis statement is that sentence or two in your text that contains the focus of your essay and tells your reader what the essay is going to be about. The thesis statement goes at the end of the introduction
A works cited list is a list of all the sources you have used https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/12/ https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/12/
MLA - Citing Internet Sources I Parenthetical Reference To cite an internet source in your text, only include the author’s last name. You do NOT include a page number: (Jones) no page number needed If your source does not have an author, use an abbreviated form of the title of the webpage: Example: “How to Build a House” Parenthetical Reference: (Build a House)
II Reference Include the following information in your reference: Author and/or editor names (if available) Article name in quotation marks (if applicable) Title of the Website, project, or book in italics. Any version numbers available, including revisions, posting dates, volumes, or issue numbers. Publisher information, including the publisher name and publishing date. Medium of publication. Date you accessed the material. URL Example: "MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources (Web Publications)." Owl Purdue University. Online Writing Lab. Web. 19 Sept https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/.
MLA – Citing Books The following information is necessary in the stated order: Author: Last and first name Title of Book: ICCS Rocks! Place of Publication: Augusta Publishing House: Imaginary Publishing Year of Publication: 2014 Medium: Print Example: Jordan, Teresa. ICCS Rocks! Augusta: Imaginary Publishing, Print.
I Parenthetical Reference The in-text citation for an article from a periodical (magazine or newspaper) works the same way as for books. Include the following things for a direct quote: ◦ Author’s last name ◦ Page number ◦ NO PUNCTUATION Include the following things for a paraphrase: ◦ cf. ◦ author’s last name ◦ page number Example: (Baron 15); (cf. Baron 15)
II Reference Include the following information in your reference: Author Article name in quotation marks Title of the periodical (newspaper or magazine) in italics. Date followed by a colon. Page number(s). Medium of publication. Example: Bones, Cara. "Too much TV decreases children’s IQ.” Education for Parents. November 2014: Print.
Begin your Works Cited page on a separate page at the end of your research paper. It should have the same format as the rest of your paper. Label the page Works Cited and center the words Works Cited at the top of the page. Double space all citations, but do not skip spaces between entries. Indent the second and subsequent lines of citations.
Definition: The act of stealing or passing off the words or ideas of another as one’s own without crediting the original source.
Words or ideas presented in a magazine, book, newspaper, song, TV program, movie, Web page, computer program, letter, advertisement, or any other medium Information you gain through interviewing or conversing with another person, face to face, over the phone, or in writing When you copy the exact words or a unique phrase When you reprint any diagrams, illustrations, charts, pictures, or other visual materials When you reuse or repost any electronically-available media, including images, audio, video, or other media
Paraphrasing Direct quotes MLA style citation: in-text or works cited https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EqPkMN5S3g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EqPkMN5S3g