Other contributors In addition to the author, there may be other contributors to the source who should be credited, such as editors, illustrators, translators, etc. Daniels, Greg and Michael Schur, creators.
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You might have read a book of short stories on Google Books, or watched a television series on Netflix. A website should be in italics: Once you become familiar with the core elements that should be included in each entry in the Works Cited list, you will be able to create documentation for almost any type of source.
If you include the core elements, in the proper order, using consistent punctuation, you will be fully equipped to create a list of works cited on your own. Alonso, Alvaro, and Julio A. Depending upon the type of source, it should be listed in italics or quotation marks.
Accessed 4 May Current Conditions and Future Directions. Publication date The same source may have been published on more than one date, such as an online version of an original source. Your readers should be able to follow the flow of your argument without becoming distracted by extra information.
Number If a source is part of a numbered sequence, such as a multi-volume book, or journal with both volume and issue numbers, those numbers must be listed in your citation.
The seventh edition handbook required the city in which a publisher is located, but the eighth edition states that this is only necessary in particular instances, such as in a work published before It should properly attribute any ideas, paraphrases, or direct quotations to your source, and should direct readers to the entry in the list of works cited.
As mentioned above, while the eighth edition recommends including URLs when you cite online sources, you should always check with your instructor or editor and include URLs at their discretion.
For example, if you want to cite a poem that is listed in a collection of poems, the individual poem is the source, while the larger collection is the container.
The title of the container is usually italicized and followed by a comma, since the information that follows next describes the container.
Wiley Online Library, doi: Work Cited Said, Edward W. If their contributions are relevant to your research, or necessary to identify the source, include their names in your documentation.
The location of an online work should include a URL. It is important to cite these containers within containers so that your readers can find the exact source that you used. Publisher The publisher produces or distributes the source to the public.
In some cases, a container might be within a larger container. In the eighth edition, terms like editor, illustrator, translator, etc.
A physical object that you experienced firsthand should identify the place of location. When you cite an online source, the MLA Handbook recommends including a date of access on which you accessed the material, since an online work may change or move at any time.
Problems of the Digestive System. Optional elements The eighth edition is designed to be as streamlined as possible. The container may also be a website, which contains articles, postings, and other works.
This is the way to create a general citation for a television episode. When creating in-text citations for media that has a runtime, such as a movie or podcast, include the range of hours, minutes and seconds you plan to reference, like so Title of container Unlike earlier versions, the eighth edition refers to "containers," which are the larger wholes in which the source is located.
An essay in a book, or an article in journal should include page numbers. If a source has been published on more than one date, the writer may want to include both dates if it will provide the reader with necessary or helpful information.
Earlier editions of the handbook included the place of publication and required different punctuation such as journal editions in parentheses and colons after issue numbers.
Final thoughts about the eighth edition The current MLA guidelines teach a widely applicable skill. Purdue U Writing Lab, When the source has more than one date, it is sufficient to use the date that is most relevant to your use of it. The author should include any information that helps readers easily identify the source, without including unnecessary information that may be distracting.
However, if you are discussing, for example, the historical context in which the episode originally aired, you should cite the full date. A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason.Fukuoka | Japan Fukuoka | Japan. EOC (STAAR) Writing English I Literary English I and II Expository English II Persuasive Students are given 26 lines per essay - Students may not create additional lines and may not write outside of the box.
Persuasive essay writing is a formal writing activity that can be used in all content areas.
Persuasive essays are written to influence the attitudes, thinking, or actions of the reader about debatable issues. Include a box with a thought-provoking quote from your book.
Write a statement beginning with the word "Think" that helps the write to begin thinking about the topic you will present in the prompt. Write a prompt beginning with the phrase "Write an essay".
It must be a persuasive writing prompt and must relate to the topic presented in your "Think". Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills/Student Expectations STAAR Prompts-There are STAAR-released prompts available for Persuasive Essay test component. Providing students with similar prompts helps them prepare for the STAAR exam.
See Released STAAR Sample Items and STAAR PREP WRITING English II. All college students must not only know how to read and understand writing, they need to know how to write using the APA citation style as well.Download