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Citing sources and proper format

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  • High School Life Project
  • Image Attibution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2595497078/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  • Evaluating Information
    • 3 minutes
    • With a partner, list 2 websites you use and consider reliable (you trust the information you find there)
    • List 2 websites you think might be unreliable (the information is not always trustworthy)
  • Evaluating Information
    • Share your answers
    • What makes a site reliable?
    • What makes it unreliable?
  • Evaluating Information
    • Purpose
    • Authority
    • Objectivity
    • Currency
    • Evaluate information -- don’t believe everything you read
    • Compare multiple sources
    • Always cite your sources (Easybib.com)
    Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeeperez/2453225588/
  • Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/galant/3268338756/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, images, reference books, primary sources and more School pays for access – has info you can’t get free on the web Edited/fact checked, so often more reliable than websites
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  • Evaluating Information
    • Which of these would you trust the most?
    • A university website (.edu)
    • Wiki Answers
    • A printed book
    • A 4 th grader’s personal website
  • Evaluating Information
    • Which of these would you trust the most?
    • Wikipedia
    • A government site (.gov)
    • Yahoo Answers
    • An article from the New York Times
  • Library Resources
    • From Lakeridge High School home page, hover over “Library”
    • Choose “Class Projects”
    • Find helpful links, MLA format, Works Cited examples
  • Cite Your Sources
    • Demonstration: Citing a Novel
    • Knowles, John. A Separate Peace . New York: Scribner, 200
    • Demonstration: Citing a Personal Interview
    • Doe, Jane. "High School Experiences." Personal interview. 19 Sept. 2011. Print.
  • Format Your Paper
  • Format Your Paper
  • Works Cited Page
  • Review
    • Where can you find library resources for this project?
    • Name at least one web site where you can create MLA citations
    • Where can you find sample papers in MLA format?
    • How do you decide which citation comes first on your Works Cited page?