In-text Citation Exercise
For this exercise, youâ€™ll practice integrating material from your sources ethically and according to MLA requirements. To complete the exercise, youâ€™ll need to work with material from your sources. You can certainly use sections of your essay that youâ€™re working on to complete this assignment.
In the spaces provided below you should present at least three sentences pulled directly from a source. Just cut and paste them into the space marked â€œOriginal Source.â€ Once youâ€™ve done that, you should paraphrase those sentences and cite the source at the end of the paraphrase.
Full Sentence Quotation
In the space below you should take a sentence from a source and present it as a full sentence quotation. Make sure to introduce it with a tagline and cite it.
Partial Sentence Quotation
In the spaces provided below you should present at least one sentence pulled directly from a source. Just cut and paste that into the space marked â€œOriginal Source.â€ Once youâ€™ve done that, you should create a partial sentence quotation, where you paraphrase part of the sentence and directly quote the rest. Make sure to cite the source at the end of the sentence.
Partial Sentence Quotation:
In the space provided below you should pull several sentences from a source (make sure that they take up at least four full lines of text) and present them as a block quote. Remember to set up your tagline according to block quote formatting guidelines and cite your source at the end of the quote.
In the space provided below you should present an indirect quote. Find a quote in a source and use that here. Remember to give proper attribution in the tagline and to cite it according to indirect quote citation guidelines.