In text citation lesson

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7th grade lesson introducing in text citations.

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In text citation lesson

  1. 1. Citing Your Sources<br />Acknowledging that the material is not your own<br />
  2. 2. In Text Citations<br />According to Diana Hacker, the author of multiple writing handbooks, there are two main ways to use MLA in text citations.<br />Author named in signal phrase<br />Author named in parenthesis<br />Use both methods to keep writing fresh<br />
  3. 3. In Text Citations<br />Author named in a signal phrase.<br />Social historian Richard Sennett names the tendency to come to terms with difficult experiences a "purification process" whereby "threatening or painful dissonances are warded off to preserve intact a clear and articulated image of oneself and one’s place in the world" (11).<br />
  4. 4. In Text Citations<br />Author named in parentheses.<br />The tendency to come to terms with difficult experiences is referred to as a "purification process" whereby "threatening or painful dissonances are warded off to preserve intact a clear and articulated image of oneself and one’s place in the world" (Sennett 11).<br />
  5. 5. In Text Citations for internet sources<br />As in the previous examples, use the author’s name if it is provided.<br />What are the two ways to use the author’s name?<br />
  6. 6. In Text Citations for internet sources<br />What if there isn’t an author listed?<br />Use the title of the webpage or article<br />In a signal phrase <br />In parentheses <br />Titles of articles are put in quotation marks<br />
  7. 7. Examples<br />As of 2001, at least three hundred towns and municipalities had considered legislation regulating use of cell phones while driving ("Lawmakers” ).<br />According to the “Lawmakers” article on BBC, as of 2001, at least three hundred towns and municipalities had considered legislation regulating use of cell phones while driving .<br />

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