1. Create scoring guide for Rubric
2. A story about plagiarism.
3. Integrating sources.
a. Four Parts to every quote
i. Signal phrase (As Ehrenreich notes, “alsdkfja;lsdj”)
ii. The quote, set off in quotation marks.
iii. Parenthetical citation
iv. Make use of the quote-paraphrase, explain, connect
4. Punctuation goes before quotation marks.
2. Parenthetical citation (Ehrenreich 53).
a. No pg. pp. etc.
b. Period goes at very end.
c. Page number and name, if not in signal phrase. Page number alone if signal names author.
4. A couple of tricky bits
a. If you are taking words out of a single sentence, use …
b. If you are taking words out between sentences, use ….
c. If you need to include a word not in the original quote, use brackets [ ]
d. If you are quoting someone else, who is quoted someplace else, use “qtd. in”
e. Do not use … at the beginning or end of quotes (considered redundant).
f. If the work has two or three authors, they must be named in either the () or the signal phrase. More than three use et. al.
g. When the author is unknown, use the title of the article. You may abbreviate the title.
h. When the page numbers are unknown, use only the author’s name if there is one.
5. What to avoid:
i. Quotes that just lay there (PUT THEM TO USE)
ii. Dropped quotes.
iii. Not using quotation marks correctly.
iv. Not quoting accurately.
6. Works cited, see List of Works Cited
7. MLA Practice exercises
January 29: Draft Two Due. Bring two copies
Reading Schedule for The World is Flat week one
Please have through the pages listed prior to class on that date.
January 30: pg 24
Jan 31st: 47
Feb 1nd: One chapter from “Ten Forces that Flattened the Earth” assigned in groups.
Feb 2rd: The Triple Convergence 173-181
Feb. 3th: 181-200
Feb. 4th: The Great Sorting Out 200-208Feb 5th: 208-222