Assignment for Day 35
- Learn to use MLA in-text parenthetical documentation
Bring completed coversheet and 3 copies of draft for take-home workshop exchange.
Reading - Read about logical fallacies in PHG.
Daily - Form a group of 3. Using the PHG, find the answers to the following questions about
MLA in-text citation.
Discuss the Daily - Answer each of the questions. Talk about the following key aspects
of in-text documentation. This is a good time to give the plagiarism and "cut and paste party" handouts.
- In general, what goes in the parentheses?
- Where do the parentheses go?
- The sentence punctuation (the period) go before or after the parentheses?
- If you have more than Two article on your works cited by an author, how do you
cite these articles in the text so that your reader can tell which article you are citing?
- How do you cite a quote of 4 or more lines?
- How do you cite a source that doesn't have an author?
- How do you cite a source with more than Two author?
- If you are citing a quote, where do the end quotation marks go in relation to the
parentheses and the period?
- If you use the author's name in your text, what do you put in the parentheses?
- Which of the following need to be cited: a quote, a paraphrase, a fact, an idea, a statistic?
Practice using sources - Have students write a frame for a quote from Two source
and a paraphrase from the other. Walk around and check their progress.
- what needs to be cited
- introducing quotes
- introducing sources (character appeal)
- varying introductions
- how the works cited and parentheses work together
- framing quotes
- avoiding the "cut and paste party"