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1 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

2  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

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4  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/

5 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)

6 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/.

7 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.

8 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)

9 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.

10  https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource /747/12/ https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource /747/12/

11  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.

12  Definition: The act of stealing or passing off the words or ideas of another as one’s own without crediting the original source.

13  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

14  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

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