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Mla ppt

  1. 1. Famous American Research Grade 4
  2. 2. TODAY WE WILL LEARN:   What MLA is and why it is important  How to cite a source using MLA style.  How to create a bibliography using the following resources:  Internet  Books  We will also practice writing some citations together.
  3. 3. Remember!!   When you write a paper and take information that is not written or thought by you, YOU MUST GIVE CREDIT TO THE SOURCE!  YOU MUST WRITE A CITATION TO TELL READERS THAT THIS INFORMATION DID NOT COME FROM YOU.  YOU MUST ALWAYS BE HONEST AND NOT PLAGIARIZE!
  4. 4. WHAT IS MLA?   MLA stands for Modern Language Association. It provides consistent standards for writing citations.  A consistent standard for your paper.  Protects you from plagiarism.  Readers can easily check where you got your information.
  5. 5. Why Should I use MLA Citations??   You have to give credit when you use information written or thought up by others.  By writing a citation and crediting your source of information, you avoid PLAGIARISM.
  6. 6. When Should I cite my sources?   Many students do not mean to plagiarize…If you are not sure, it is better to always cite the source!  Remember, whenever you summarize, paraphrase or quote another author's material you must properly credit your source.
  7. 7. Works Cited Page   The Works Cited Page appears at the end of your paper on its own page.  It lists all sources you used to write your report.  The Works Cited page provides the information needed for a reader to find and retrieve any source used in your paper.
  8. 8. How to Cite a Book: 

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