Research Skills: Chop, Blend, and Digest Quotes MLA Style
Teach students how to properly quote only what they need to, and how to integrate and blend quotes with their own words;finally, teach students how to"digest" or explain quotes.
This product includes
1) A one page outline describing how to "chop" or narrow quotes, "blend" or integrate quotes (signal words included), and "digest" or explain quotes.
2) Two practice worksheets. Students are given quotes to "chop, blend and digest".
3) A KEY (on a separate PDF) with possible/sample answer. Even though student answers will vary greatly, this guide will help you get ideas, provide answers to students when they complete, etc.
Included are a PDF (ready to print) and Word formats. The fonts in the Word document format have been change to Times New Roman so that it is compatible with your fonts--feel free to jazz the document up with your own special fonts. Please be aware that some of the graphics may not line up-using the Word formats may call for some extra attention. Unfortunately, all the pizzazz that Photoshop and Pages allow for is not compatible with Word.
This product is part of my Research Writing Skills and this one is Skill #4. Also available are:
#1- MLA Paper Format (Free)
#2- MLA Works Cited Page
#3- MLA In-Text Citations
#4- Chop, Blend and Digest Quotes
#5- Direct Quotes and the fine details
#8- Ways to Integrate Sources: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Research-Skills-Methods-of-Introducing-Integrating-Quotes-Practice-1622530
#9- Evaluating Sources
#10-Where to Search, Boolean operators and Searching Symbols
All of my Research Writing Skills are ready to print PDFs and include a Lesson Plan/ Notes Page and practice activities.
Look for more Research Skills to come this Winter!
Tags: Works Cited; MLA; mla; research writing; skills; in-text citations; quotes; printables; activities; worksheets
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