MLA Jeopardy Fun With Formatting Name That Source Interpreting In-Text Citations Partying Like it’s MLA 2009 P-Words 100 1...
In MLA style, the titles of books, magazines, and films should have this type of formatting. Answer
Italics Game Board
TRUE or FALSE:  When citing a work with only one author, the author’s last name should come first.  Answer
TRUE If there is just one author, list his or her last name first.  (When there are multiple authors, the rules change).  ...
In MLA style, your paper as a whole should have certain formatting characteristics: 1 inch margins, for example. Name at l...
<ul><li>Possible answers:  </li></ul><ul><li>Double spacing </li></ul><ul><li>A title </li></ul><ul><li>A heading </li></u...
Your list of works cited, as a whole, should be formatted according to specific guidelines. For example, the whole list sh...
<ul><li>Possible answers: </li></ul><ul><li>Alphabetized </li></ul><ul><li>Center the title “Works Cited” at the top of a ...
TRUE or FALSE If you are citing a website and you cannot find out who the author was, you should put “Author Unknown” (or ...
Game Board FALSE. When citing web sources, list only the information that is applicable and available. This means that if ...
The following is a citation for what type of source:   Fischer, Daniel.  Mission Jupiter: The Spectacular Journey of  the ...
A print book. Game Board
<ul><li>You use one of the library’s online research databases,  Academic Search Premier , to find information for a paper...
b. As electronic articles, since you found them using an online database. (Always cite the version of the source you actua...
The following is a citation for what type of source: Johnson, Carrie. “Report Faults  Handling of Wiretap Notes.”  Washing...
The online version of a  newspaper article. (This article was found using  Newspaper Source , one of the library’s  resear...
In the following citation for a magazine article, what does “Academic Search Premier” refer to? Berman, Sanford. “Time to ...
It is the name of the library research database in which you found the article. Game Board
The following is a citation for what type of source? “ What Alternatives to Milk are  Consumed by Humans?”  Milk:  Procon....
An article from the website procon.org Game Board
<ul><li>The purpose of in-text citations  </li></ul><ul><li>(AKA parenthetical citations) is: </li></ul><ul><li>To annoy s...
d.  B and C Game Board
TRUE or FALSE: If you are citing information from a website, you do not need to include a parenthetical citation, since we...
<ul><li>FALSE. </li></ul><ul><li>If a source does not have page numbers, use the author’s name for the parenthetical citat...
This type of phrase, which states the name (and sometimes the credentials) of an author or other source, is used to alert ...
A signal phrase. “ A 2007 study from the Pew Research Center found that…” “ In his 2009 State of the Union Address, Presid...
<ul><li>What is the correct in-text citation for a quote on page 112 from the book  Race Matters  by Cornel West? </li></u...
c. (West 112). Game Board
TRUE or FALSE If you state a fact in your paper that is considered to be “common knowledge,” you do not need to cite a sou...
TRUE Information that is considered common knowledge does not need to be cited.  “ Common knowledge” is information that i...
Web, Print, and Film are all examples of what? Answer
A “medium of publication.”  All entries in your list of works cited must list a medium of publication.  Use  Print  for: P...
If you are having trouble figuring out how to cite a source using MLA 2009, where can you go for help? Answer
<ul><li>Ask your instructor </li></ul><ul><li>Ask an ARC librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Look in the index of the  MLA Handboo...
You go online to do research, and you find a good news article on the  New York Times  website. When you are citing this s...
Web.  (Even though the article may also appear in print.) Game Board
TRUE or FALSE: When you are citing a website, you no longer have to list the URL. Answer
TRUE. Just remember to list the medium of publication. (Web). Game Board
When citing a website, you must list the website’s “publisher or sponsor.”  Where might you look for that information? Giv...
<ul><li>Possible places to look: </li></ul><ul><li>“ About Us” section </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright statement on the bottom...
Another name for in-text citations is what? Answer
Parenthetical citations. Game Board
Answer Using another person’s words or ideas in your paper without giving that person proper credit is considered what?
Plagiarism. Game Board
<ul><li>To  paraphrase  means to: </li></ul><ul><li>Quote an author’s exact wording. </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize or re-phr...
b.  Summarize or re-phrase an author’s ideas in my own words. Game Board
List at least two instances in which you would need to provide a parenthetical citation in your paper.  Answer
<ul><li>Possible answers: </li></ul><ul><li>You use a direct quote. </li></ul><ul><li>You paraphrase or summarize an autho...
TRUE or FALSE: If you paraphrase an author’s words or ideas, you do not need to cite that author in your paper. Answer
FALSE. Even if you re-phrase another author’s idea, you still need to give credit to that person through an in-text citati...
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    1. 1. MLA Jeopardy Fun With Formatting Name That Source Interpreting In-Text Citations Partying Like it’s MLA 2009 P-Words 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500
    2. 2. In MLA style, the titles of books, magazines, and films should have this type of formatting. Answer
    3. 3. Italics Game Board
    4. 4. TRUE or FALSE: When citing a work with only one author, the author’s last name should come first. Answer
    5. 5. TRUE If there is just one author, list his or her last name first. (When there are multiple authors, the rules change). Game Board
    6. 6. In MLA style, your paper as a whole should have certain formatting characteristics: 1 inch margins, for example. Name at least two more of these characteristics. Answer
    7. 7. <ul><li>Possible answers: </li></ul><ul><li>Double spacing </li></ul><ul><li>A title </li></ul><ul><li>A heading </li></ul><ul><li>Your last name and page number in the top left corner </li></ul><ul><li>A readable, standard font in a standard size (usually 11 or 12 point) </li></ul><ul><li>A list of works cited </li></ul><ul><li>Parenthetical citations </li></ul>Game Board
    8. 8. Your list of works cited, as a whole, should be formatted according to specific guidelines. For example, the whole list should be double-spaced. Name two more guidelines for your list of works cited. Answer
    9. 9. <ul><li>Possible answers: </li></ul><ul><li>Alphabetized </li></ul><ul><li>Center the title “Works Cited” at the top of a new page </li></ul><ul><li>All entries should have “hanging indentation” </li></ul>Game Board
    10. 10. TRUE or FALSE If you are citing a website and you cannot find out who the author was, you should put “Author Unknown” (or something similar) for that entry in your list of works cited. Answer
    11. 11. Game Board FALSE. When citing web sources, list only the information that is applicable and available. This means that if no author is given, you do not list an author. (However, be sure to look thoroughly for each piece of requested information.)
    12. 12. The following is a citation for what type of source:   Fischer, Daniel. Mission Jupiter: The Spectacular Journey of the Galileo Spacecraft. New York: Copernicus, 2001. Print. Answer
    13. 13. A print book. Game Board
    14. 14. <ul><li>You use one of the library’s online research databases, Academic Search Premier , to find information for a paper. You find several articles from Newsweek . How should you cite these articles? </li></ul><ul><li>As print magazine articles, since they also appeared in print. </li></ul><ul><li>As electronic articles, since you found them using an online database. </li></ul>Answer
    15. 15. b. As electronic articles, since you found them using an online database. (Always cite the version of the source you actually used.) Game Board
    16. 16. The following is a citation for what type of source: Johnson, Carrie. “Report Faults Handling of Wiretap Notes.” Washington Post 2 Sept. 2008. Newspaper Source . Web. 14 Oct. 2008. Answer
    17. 17. The online version of a newspaper article. (This article was found using Newspaper Source , one of the library’s research databases.) Game Board
    18. 18. In the following citation for a magazine article, what does “Academic Search Premier” refer to? Berman, Sanford. “Time to Renew Darfur Stand.” American Libraries June/July 2007. Academic Search Premier . Web. 14 Oct. 2008. Answer
    19. 19. It is the name of the library research database in which you found the article. Game Board
    20. 20. The following is a citation for what type of source? “ What Alternatives to Milk are Consumed by Humans?” Milk: Procon.org . Procon.org, 8 April 2008. Web. 15 May 2009. Answer
    21. 21. An article from the website procon.org Game Board
    22. 22. <ul><li>The purpose of in-text citations </li></ul><ul><li>(AKA parenthetical citations) is: </li></ul><ul><li>To annoy students </li></ul><ul><li>To make it easier for the reader to find the original source </li></ul><ul><li>To establish authority and credibility for your argument and for the facts you are citing </li></ul><ul><li>B and C </li></ul>Answer
    23. 23. d. B and C Game Board
    24. 24. TRUE or FALSE: If you are citing information from a website, you do not need to include a parenthetical citation, since websites don’t have page numbers. Answer
    25. 25. <ul><li>FALSE. </li></ul><ul><li>If a source does not have page numbers, use the author’s name for the parenthetical citation. </li></ul><ul><li>If a source does not have an author OR page numbers, cite the title of the source. </li></ul>Game Board
    26. 26. This type of phrase, which states the name (and sometimes the credentials) of an author or other source, is used to alert the reader that information from an outside source will follow. Example: “According to historian Nancy Cott, ….” Answer
    27. 27. A signal phrase. “ A 2007 study from the Pew Research Center found that…” “ In his 2009 State of the Union Address, President Obama stated that…” Game Board
    28. 28. <ul><li>What is the correct in-text citation for a quote on page 112 from the book Race Matters by Cornel West? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(West, p. 112.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Cornel West 112). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(West 112). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Race Matters, 112.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C or D </li></ul></ul>Answer
    29. 29. c. (West 112). Game Board
    30. 30. TRUE or FALSE If you state a fact in your paper that is considered to be “common knowledge,” you do not need to cite a source for it. Answer
    31. 31. TRUE Information that is considered common knowledge does not need to be cited. “ Common knowledge” is information that is broadly known and not disputed by scholars, such as MLK’s birthday or the date on which the Declaration of Independence was signed. Game Board
    32. 32. Web, Print, and Film are all examples of what? Answer
    33. 33. A “medium of publication.” All entries in your list of works cited must list a medium of publication. Use Print for: Print versions of books, newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias, etc. Use Web for: Websites, e-books, articles you find using one of the library’s online research databases, etc. Game Board
    34. 34. If you are having trouble figuring out how to cite a source using MLA 2009, where can you go for help? Answer
    35. 35. <ul><li>Ask your instructor </li></ul><ul><li>Ask an ARC librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Look in the index of the MLA Handbook or another writing guide. </li></ul><ul><li>owl.english.purdue.edu (A great website from Purdue University) </li></ul>Game Board
    36. 36. You go online to do research, and you find a good news article on the New York Times website. When you are citing this source, what should the “medium of publication” be? Answer
    37. 37. Web. (Even though the article may also appear in print.) Game Board
    38. 38. TRUE or FALSE: When you are citing a website, you no longer have to list the URL. Answer
    39. 39. TRUE. Just remember to list the medium of publication. (Web). Game Board
    40. 40. When citing a website, you must list the website’s “publisher or sponsor.” Where might you look for that information? Give one example. Answer
    41. 41. <ul><li>Possible places to look: </li></ul><ul><li>“ About Us” section </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright statement on the bottom of the page </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the site’s home page </li></ul>Game Board
    42. 42. Another name for in-text citations is what? Answer
    43. 43. Parenthetical citations. Game Board
    44. 44. Answer Using another person’s words or ideas in your paper without giving that person proper credit is considered what?
    45. 45. Plagiarism. Game Board
    46. 46. <ul><li>To paraphrase means to: </li></ul><ul><li>Quote an author’s exact wording. </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize or re-phrase an author’s ideas in my own words. </li></ul><ul><li>Use an author’s words without giving her proper credit. </li></ul>Answer
    47. 47. b. Summarize or re-phrase an author’s ideas in my own words. Game Board
    48. 48. List at least two instances in which you would need to provide a parenthetical citation in your paper. Answer
    49. 49. <ul><li>Possible answers: </li></ul><ul><li>You use a direct quote. </li></ul><ul><li>You paraphrase or summarize an author’s idea. </li></ul><ul><li>You state a fact or statistic that is not considered common knowledge. </li></ul>Game Board
    50. 50. TRUE or FALSE: If you paraphrase an author’s words or ideas, you do not need to cite that author in your paper. Answer
    51. 51. FALSE. Even if you re-phrase another author’s idea, you still need to give credit to that person through an in-text citation. Game Board
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