A mini-lesson that is loaded with examples and practice exercises to help students understand the concept of MLA formatting. Something that isn't quite easy to teach. With this resource, key points are covered on citing sources, using quotes, where to indent and what margins to be ueed, and lastly, how to construct a Works Cited. Examples of citations from all kinds of sources are shown such as books, articles, and even online sources like YouTube and Twitter.
- Step-by-Step Lecture slides FULL of examples of in-text citations, quotes and work cited entries
-Works Cited: a handout that shows proper format for entries + sample entries
-How to format the 1st page of a paper
-Difference between long and short quotes and how to properly place them in texts
-Digital Exercises: a link to a Works Cited assignment and QR task cards
-A lesson guide for teachers to follow
*Accommodations - For classrooms that do not have access to the Internet, there are two other pages included to be used instead of the QR Codes. Instructions are explained in the lesson guide.
This resource pairs perfectly with the following resource, A student's guide to the MLA Format:
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