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Different styles for different folks. Citing sources is a must in research; however, the format one uses for these citations varies depending on the style guide. The Modern Language Association (MLA) format, most used for research in the humanities, is the focus of this sort video.
The format of a formal paper, according to the Modern Language Association (MLA) Style Guide, is the focus of a text-heavy presentation that cites the rules but offers few examples. Consider adding additional slides or including a worksheet to clarify points and provided an opportunity for guided practice.
As a prequel to a research assignment, class members explore writing citations in the modern Language Association (MLA) and American Psychological Association (APA) formats. In pairs, or individually, researchers use books and magazines to create citations on index cards. The cards are then used in a game reinforcing proper citation format.
Middle schoolers effectively research using the internet, encylopedias, magazines and newspapers. They desegregate into needed and un-needed information based on their research findings. Pupils recognize and appropriately site sources using a variety of reading materials. Students create an Annotated Bibliography using MLA style. They separate categories for Primary and Secondary Sources.
Introduce your class to the MLA style of formatting. In addition to studying the formatting, learners improve language skills and review word processor features. They use the Interwrite SchoolPad for the first time to assist in proofing their reports with the class.
The Modern Language Association (MLA) format for the research paper is the subject of a text-heavy, but clearly-illustrated presentation. Examples of how-to format citations, the Works Cited page, and set margins are included.
Students research and record the people, events, and locations important to each of two developments and accurately place them on a timeline representing 1400-1800. In this database lesson plan, students write three well-developed paragraphs describing the two events and record information necessary for providing correct citations in MLA style.
Required to use the Modern Language Association (MLA) Style Guide for research writing? Here’s a presentation that models how to and when to cite a variety of sources, and how to create a Works Cited page. Color-coded examples highlight each aspect of documentation.
Is it pertinent that your class follows the Modern Language Association, or MLA, format? Show this PowerPoint to introduce the format and its characteristics. To help your class remember what sets these citations apart from Chicago or APA, consider providing a listening guide to accompany this presentation.
Whether preparing for a senior thesis or a college-level paper, viewers need to know the format used in research writing, the general rules for sources, and source citation. The models presented here follow the Modern Language Association (MLA) Style Guide.
Has your school adopted the MLA style for documentation? If so, use this worksheet to assess whether or not your class members know the rules. Young researchers complete of series of documentation exercises using the MLA format. They evaluate and revise passages that contain unacceptable use of quotations, and then paraphrase and cite information from one of their textbooks.
Keyboarding is one of the most basic skills needed to master modern technology, and it's also one of the most important. The class uses Century 21 Keyboarding and Information Processing to guide their hands in typing a report in the correct MLA format. Also included, although not essential, is the use of an Interwrite tablet to demonstrate the format and word processor features.
Review MLA format, particularly the 7th Edition and its updates. The slides cover the first page of an essay, section headings, in-text citations, formatting questions, and the Works Cited page. This is a great way to make sure papers are uniform and clear.
Do your writers have a hard time properly citing their sources in MLA style? Use this SMART board activity to practice these skills in a fun, interactive way. After debating a topic in class (the lesson uses "random drug testing in schools"), ninth graders read through two articles that present each side of the issue before working through the SMART board activity. Resource links, handouts, and all necessary files are included.
If you would like a concise overview of MLA formatting, this two-page handout provides it. It addresses page layout, parenthetical citations, and works cited (including when and how to use ellipses to indicate an omission), but it does not include any questions or exercises.
While the title implies that the presentation is only about the heading, the author has actually included more details about how to properly format a paper using MLA style. After viewing the slides, learners will know how to set up the heading, header, margins, title, and text of their papers. Tip: Show the slide show while you're in the computer lab so that pupils can follow along and format their papers during the presentation.
Students put sources into correct Modern Language Association (MLA)bibliographic format, and evaluate accuracy of information and research value of two articles through short written annotated bibliography for each.
How do you cite an online resource? Discover the special challenges involved in citing Internet sources. Young writers explore the components of a correct bibliography and create bibliography citations for online newspapers, magazine articles, professional sites, and reference sites. Everyone needs to know how to cite information correctly.
When, why, and how to cite sources using the MLA style guide is the focus of a PowerPoint that offers examples of a Works Cited page, technology-based citations, and audio/visual websites. Helpful links are also included.
Why are citations necessary in research writing? Help your class perfect their citation skills with this presentation. It introduces citations, different formats (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.), and gives examples of improperly cited passages. Consider providing your class with a note-taking guide to follow along with the presentation and keep the material easily accessible.