MLA (Source: Purdue OWL)

What does MLA stand for?
Modern Language Association

What type of spacing should the whole MLA format paper abide by?
Double Space

Signal Word
(Russell 29) Russell=the signal word
1st word that appears on the corresponding entry of the Works Cited Page

What does the format of a in-text citation look like?
Author’s last name should be appear first in the parentheses and then the page number(s)

Where can the author’s name be placed in a in-text citation? (2)
Can be placed: In the sentence itself or in the parentheses following quotation

Wordsworth stated that Romantic poetry was marked by a “spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings” (263).
Correct or Incorrect?
Correct
*The author’s name can appear in the sentence itself

(Wordsworth 263) extensively explored the role of emotion in the creative process.
Correct or Incorrect?
Incorrect
* the author’s name and the page number cannot be in the sentence; only the author’s name can be–and if the author’s name is in the sentence it is out of the parentheses

Where would the punctuation point (period) be in a in-text citation sentence?
*Add the “period” at the very end of the sentence after the (closed) parentheses
*It should not be in the quotation marks

Romantic poetry is characterized by the “spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings” (Wordsworth 263).
Correct
*do not forget to add the period after the parentheses to end the sentence

What does a in-text citation look like if you are citing a work by multiple authors?
Smith, Yang, and Moore argue that tougher gun control is not needed in the United States (76).
————————–or————————————–
The authors state “Tighter gun control in the United States erodes Second Amendment rights” (Smith, Yang, and Moore 76).

HOW DO U CITE SHAKESPEARE?

IN TEXT CITATION MEANS>> have i already explained that or do u have another definition

What type of margins does a Works Cited Page have?
Does the Works Cited Page have a header? ..if so explain
What does the spacing of the Works Cited page look like?
One-inch margins…
Header… (last name, page #)
Double-spaced

What does the title Works Cited look like?
Not italicized or put the title in quotations
It should only be centered at the top of the page

Hanging indentation
Indent the subsequent lines of citations by 0.5 inches
*One of the biggest principles of Works Cited Page

Feb. 22, 2012
Correct or Incorrect MLA date?
Incorrect

In what order, should be the citations/sources in?
Alphabetical Order

Do’s and the Do not’s of Capitalization (Works Cited Edition)
Do (capitalize): titles of articles, books, etc
Do not (capitalize): prepositions and conjunctions

What elements are present in a MLA heading? (4)
Teacher’s name/Date/Class/Your name

In what order are the 4 Elements of a MLA heading in?
1. Name 2. Teacher’s Name 3. Class 4. Date

22 May 2012
Correct or Incorrect MLA date?
Correct
*Day # comes first, then the month, then the year
*no commas

In what format is your Name in a MLA heading?
Antonia F. Walker

What size font and what type of font should your MLA paper be?
12-point
Times New Roman

May 22, 2012
Correct or Incorrect MLA date?
Incorrect

What are the Do’s(2) and Dont’s(3) of the Main Title of a MLA paper?
Do: Center/ Same 12 pt font and Times New Roman
Dont: Bold, Underline, or Italicize

Should the MLA Heading have spacing, if so then what?
Double-Spaced

Should a MLA Outline have a header, if so then what does it look like?
Same header as MLA Paper; Russell 1

Should the Title of the Outline require the same requirements as the Title of the Actual MLA Esaay?
Yes it follows: no italicize/no underline/no bold>has to be centered in 12 pt. Times New Roman

For every source card there should be some———-
Information cards
*notice that it is plural

How do you know that source and information card a connected?
The numbers in their headers should show that they correlate with it other

Can there be more than one source card with the same number?
No
There can only be one source for information cards

For every information card their is one…….
source card

Can there be more than one information with the same number?
All the information that is included in the essay from that one source should be present therefore causing there to be many information cards from ONE source

What 4 elements (divisions) are included in a outline? In order
1. Roman Numerals
2. Capitalized Letters
3. Numbers (Arabic Numerals)
4. Lowercase

Usually there are 3 Roman Numerals in a outline, what are the headings of those numerals? I._______
I. Introduction
II. Body
III. Conclusion

What does the format of a information card look like? In order.. and explain
8 Information (#=correlates with the source card #)
Brief overview of the snippet that is used in the essay
Paragraph that the info is in

What does the format of a Source Card look like? In order.. and explain
8 Source (#=correlates with the information CARDS #’s )
URL (try to fit it in but if can’t do not)