Team Activity #2: Paraphrasing and Direct Quotations
Directions: Create your own parenthetical citations using the citation entry, excerpt, and question from Skill B. Check your work with the questions that follow.
X Are your direct quotes from the text surrounded by quotation marks?
X If you’ve mentioned the author by name in the sentence, have you included the page number at the end of the sentence in parenthesis?
X If you haven’t mentioned the author at all by name in the sentence, have you included the author and the page number at the end of the sentence in parenthesis?
Individual Activity #1: Incorporating Sources
Directions: Write a paragraph of your own about your chosen topic. Use your sources to support your position. Be sure to integrate a paraphrase or direct quote and include your analysis/commentary of the ideas expressed in the article.Carefully examine the your paragraph. Underlined places where you use paraphrases or quotes from other sources. Bolded places where you agree or disagree with the ideas others. Include your source information at the bottom.