This is one simplified, All-in-One handout that is one page in length. It contains brief, guided notes on quoting dialogue for students to fill in the blanks. It also has examples sentences for students to punctuate.
Another short section contains various examples for MLA In-Text Citations, demonstrating punctuation & formatting for different situations. All these examples are concerned with novels; the examples are from the novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson.
One final section contains notes instructing how to write a Works Cited entry for a novel. It includes an example for Speak.
A half-hour lesson could easily be constructed based on this simple handout in preparation for citing in an essay.