This complete MLA Citation Bundle includes: ✏a Google Slides/PowerPoint presentation to teach the MLA 8th Edition rules for in-text citation (parenthetical citation), ✏an MLA trouble-shooting guide for students, ✏ a digital and printable interactive notebook, ✏quality examples from real literature, ✏bell ringer practice, and ✏a unique summative assessment.
The MLA 8th edition lesson on incorporating and citing textual evidence will help your students learn:
❧How to create an in-text citation for citing text evidence with and without an author's name.
❧How to lead into or out of a quote with the student's own words.
❧How to pepper a quote.
❧How to delete parts of the quote to seamlessly incorporate the evidence into the student's paragraph.
❧How to incorporate the title and/or author in signal phrases prior to a quotation.
❧Block style quotations.
❧How to cite dialogue
❧Examples from quality literature for each type of citation.
❧5 Days of Bell Ringer Practice Activities to practice incorporating text evidence with proper citation!
❧Three practice documents (Google Doc, PDF, and Word document)
using examples from literature. (This could be used as a quiz).
❧Students are given three passages, one fiction and two non-fiction texts- with relating themes (social justice). They are asked to close read, then respond to the given prompt using evidence from two of the three sources. They are supported in doing so with detailed graphic organizers, and then asked to seamlessly incorporate text evidence for the assessment.
Update on 2/13/2017- Improvements include:
❧Updated graphics on the teacher slides
❧Discussion slides added
❧Complete digital (and printable)
interactive notebook for students. This is over 50 pages in length and will take students through the entire unit in one document for easy link and go ☞or print and go☜ teaching!
Looking for more great resources for your classroom? This unit is a part of my semester 1 bundle.
This complete semester 1 curriculum will take you from the first day procedures, syllabus, and get-to-know-you activities to the final semester reflection. Every day and every lesson is planned and created for your 8th or 9th grade students. This bundle is completely digital, printable, and editable! This curriculum is aligned to CCSS standards; the semester 1 and semester 2 curriculum will cover all of the CCSS standards for both 8th and 9th grade.
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