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1) What are four reasons why you should cite sources? a. Readers can find sources b. Give credit to outside sources c. Strengthen your argument d. Avoid plagiarism 2) When should you cite a source? List four examples. a. Direct quotes b. Paraphrasing c. Summarizing d. Knowledge that is not common 3) What is considered common knowledge? List four examples. These are four of many answers that are considered common knowledge: a. State capitals b. Name of presidents c. Dates of holidays d. Well known historical events 4) What does “in text citations” mean? a. References found inside of an essay 5) What does the in-text citation contain? a. (Author’s name, Page number) 6) What if the source does not have an author and page number? a. Title of source and more information on the works cited page. 7) Where does the Works Cited page go in an essay? a. The last page of essay or research paper. 8) What does the Works Cited page contain? a. Detailed information about all the sources in your essay. 9) How should the Works Cited page be formatted? a. Alphabetical order
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Unformatted text preview: b. Double space c. Hanging indent 10) What are the nine components of the MLA 8 th edition template and the correct punctuation that goes after each entry? a. Author b. Title of source c. Title of container I d. Other contributors e. Version f. Number g. Publisher h. Publication date i. Location 11) What must you do with this template? a. Follow the template order with as much information as available and follow the punctual given. 12) What is a source? What is a container? a. A source is where you get the information from. b. A container is when your source is a part of a larger whole. 13) What is an example of a source and a container? a. Source: chapter in book b. Container: the book 14) What happens if a source has two containers? a. You would repeat the template steps 3-9 and leave out any information that is not important. 15) Where can you find more information about how to cite MLA sources? a. Forest trail b. Purdue online...
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