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R ESEARCH P APER & W ORK C ITED Research paper - communicates results of research findings Research topic from a variety of sources Organize your ideas from the research results Present relevant facts and/or opinions that support the topic Work Cited Information of sources used Gives credit to author of information Helps avoid plagiarism give credit where credit is due
U SEFUL RIBBONS A. Headers & Footers B. Insert Page Number C. Insert current date & time AB C
U SEFUL RIBBONS Margins Insert Page Breaks Page Border Left & Right Indentation B C D A
PROOFREADER MARKS Proofreader Marks are symbols used by editors and proofreaders to note grammatical and content changes that need to be made in a written document. Why is it important to know basic proofreader marks? So that you can understand what changes the person proofing wants you to make
D OCUMENTATION S TYLES Popular documentation styles include APA MLA Documentation styles define the rules for creating or writing the paper and citing or crediting sources Documentation styles have rules but requirements are ultimately up to the Teacher
C OVER P AGE The cover page of the report is Vertically and Horizontally centered on the page and there are approximately 25 spaces between the tile and your name. The title page should include the Title Name Teacher Name Class name & Period Date If no cover page is required add your name Teachers name Class Name & Period Date Information Should be double spaced and appear at the top of the first page of the report
R EPORT The body of a report is Double spaced Long quotations and lists are Single spaced Long quotations should be indented on the Left and Right
PAGE NUMBERING, BULLETS, AND NUMBERING Use the page number button on the Insert tab to add pages numbers to your document Numbered list are used when items appear sequentially. Bulleted lists are used when the order of items does not need to be emphasized.
INDENTS An indent is the space you insert between the text and a document’s margins Indenting text: Ruler bar Buttons Paragraph dialog box The path to set indents Home Tab > Paragraph Group> More button > Indentation A
INDENTS Describe each kind of indent First line indent – Indents the first line only Right indent – indents information from the right margin Left indent – indents information from the left margin Hanging indent – indents the second line only Long quotations Left and Right indent Bibliographies Hanging
BIBLIOGRAPHY/WORKS CITED The Bibliography or Work Cited is a list of books, magazine articles, ore other sources of information used in preparing a report. The steps to add sources that will be used to created a Work Cited page or intext citation Reference Tab > Citations & Bibliography group > Choose Style: Insert Citation > Add Sources Generating Work Cited or Bibliography Reference Tab > Citations & Bibliography group > Bibliography Spacing: Bibliography or Works Cited are Double Hanging indent are used in a bibliography?
INFO THAT IS GOOD TO KNOW List the ways to spell check a document Review Tab > Proofing Group > Spell Check Shift F7 Spell check will not always find the grammar and spelling errors? Insert a new page in a document by pressing Ctrl + Enter Insert Tab > Pages Group > Page Break Shift F3 s witches words to upper case, lower case, and initial case
P ARTS OF A R ESEARCH PAPER Write the first draft and referencing sources Introduction – introduces the topic & captures the readers attention Body – follows the introduction, consists of several paragraphs that support the topic Conclusion – summarizes the main points of the body and restates the topic
E VALUATING S OURCES Authority Does a reputable person, group, institution support the source Is the information presented without bias Is the author credentials listed and verifiable Currency Is the information up-to-date Are dates of sources listed What is the last dated revised or updated Accuracy Is the information free of errors Is it verifiable Are the sources clearly identified
A CKNOWLEDGEMENTS Acknowledge all sources Do not plagiarize When you summarize, paraphrase or rewrite information in your own words you must acknowledge the source Give credit where credit is due!