In-Text Citation & Works Cited for MHS Sophomores
The Issue My Essay Works Cited (Alphabetized) IntroParagraph 1 - Source 1 How do you (The Enquirer)“Quote 1” know whichParagraph 2 - Source 2 applies to (The New York Times)“Quote 2” which?Paragraph 3 - Source 3 (The Sacramento Bee)“Quote 3”Conclusion
The Reality My Essay Works Cited (Alphabetized) IntroParagraph 1 - Source 1“Quote 1” (The Enquirer)Paragraph 2 - Source 2“Quote 2” (The New York Times)Paragraph 3 - Source 3“Quote 3” (The Sacramento Bee)Conclusion
The Solution: MLA In-Text Citations My Essay Works Cited - Source & Date are attached (Alphabetized) to quoted evidence. Intro - Source 1 - Dates let you know how Paragraph 1 (The Enquirer) relevant/recent the data is.“Quote 1” (The Sacramento Bee 2001). Paragraph 2 - Source 2 - Source lets you know how “Quote 2” (The Enquirer 1992). (The New York Times) Paragraph 3 trustworthy a quote is.“Quote 3” (The New York Times 2012). - Source 3 Conclusion (The Sacramento Bee) - The flow of reading is uninterrupted.
In-Text Citaitons: A Closer Look• “<the quote goes inside the quotations>” (<Author Last Name or Publisher or Website Name> <Page Number or Year>).• You can also end it with a question mark but never inside the quotation marks unless it is taken from that source.• Page numbers for books. Year for websites.
5x5s at a Glance• Pick a Topic• 2 sections: Quotes & Works Cited• 5 quotes from 5 different sources.• Using Google with the News ﬁlter is easiest.• Use Easybib to create your Works Cited.• Make sure all quotes have In-Text Citations attached.
5x5 Example SelectionQuotes"It is Chinas deadliest mine accident since November 2009 when 108 people werekilled in an explosion in a mine in Heilongjiang province” (Associated Press 2012).Works CitedWalker, Jade. "China Mine Explosion: Death Toll Rises To 41, With 5 Miners StillTrapped Underground." The Hufﬁngton Post. TheHufﬁngtonPost.com, 31 Aug.2012. Web. 31 Aug. 2012. <http://www.hufﬁngtonpost.com/2012/08/31/china-mine-explosion_n_1845711.html>.
The MLA Works Citedhttp://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/05/
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Works Cited• Russell, Tony, Allen Brizee, and Elizabeth Angeli. "Welcome to the Purdue OWL." Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting and Style Guide. The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue and Purdue University, 8 Mar. 2012. Web. 26 Aug. 2012. <http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/>.• First Year Anxiety the New Freshmen? Study Finds Incoming College Students Overstressed | Top Colleges Blog. N.d. Photograph. College Website. First Year Anxiety the New Freshmen Study Finds Incoming College Students Overstressed. Top-Colleges, 2011. Web. 26 Aug. 2012. <http://www.top-colleges.com/ blog/2011/01/31/freshmen-stress/>.
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