Mla Homework

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Question: The numbers in the text are which kind of source?

1.Expert opinions: what authoritative (trustworthy) people and organizations say or write in relation to some aspect of the essay topic.

2.Data: facts, statistics and surveys.

3.Anecdotal (an-ECK-dote-uhl) evidence: personal stories and accounts of people and organizations’ experiences that are relevant (rel-UH-vunt) to the essay topic.

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Expert Opinions

Anecdotal Evidence

Data

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Question: Which expert sources are quoted in the text?

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Los Angeles Daily News, Zillow

Jason Richwine, Learning Policy Institute, NEA

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Question: What mistake did the writer make in the text?

Group of answer choicesThe writer is very disrespectful to Jason Richwine.

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The writer is too opinionated.

The writer did not identify what the acronym NEA means; before providing the acronym, the writer should have explained what the acronym means like this: National Education Association (NEA).

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Question: Are there any anecdotal sources in the text?

Group of answer choicesNo

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Yes

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5. Question: What does paraphrase mean?

Group of answer choicesTo put a writer’s words–thoughts and ideas–into your own words.

To sail out over the Pacific in a hang glider.

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To quote a writer verbatim, or word-for-word.

6. Question: Do you have to put a parenthetical citation after a paraphrased passage in your essay if you do identify the author of the passage in your text (your writing)?

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Yes

No

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7. Question: If you do not practice proper attribution in your essay, then you are doing what?

Group of answer choicesPlagiarizing

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Being conscientious and giving credit to the source whoses words–ideas and thoughts–you paraphrase.

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8. Question: What is a parenthetical citation?

Group of answer choicesIt’s superfluous information that is not required.

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Information in parentheses that follows a quote or paraphrased passage and helps to identify an author and/or location of a quote or paraphrased passage.

The date of a quote or paraphrased passage.

9. Question: Is it acceptable to quote from a text without practicing proper attribution: putting quotation marks around the quote and a parenthetical citation after the quote if the author has not been identified?

Group of answer choicesYes

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No

10. Question: What does the acronym MLA mean?

Group of answer choicesMoody Linguistic Association

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Modern Language Association

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11. Question: What is MLA format?

Group of answer choicesA royal pain.

MLA format is a rule system that standardizes the way essays look and how sources are presented and documented in an essay.

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A way to avoid practicing proper attribution of texts quoted and paraphased in essays.

12. Question: What information must be in the upper left corner of the first page of an essay?

Group of answer choicesThe essay title.

First Last Name; Prof. Name; Course Title; Day Month Year

Your name only.

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13. Question: Where should an essay title be placed?

Group of answer choicesIn a header.

At the end of the essay.

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It should be centered one double space below the information in the upper left corner.

14. Question: What should be in the header in the right corner of an essay, starting from page 2?

Group of answer choicesThe writer’s last name and the page number

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Your student I.D. number.

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15. Question: Are essays single-spaced or double-spaced?

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Single-spaced

Double-spaced

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16. Question: What font, font size, and type color should essays have?

Group of answer choicesTimes-New roman, 12 pt., black print

Lucinda Calligraphy, 14 pt., green print

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17. Question: Should you disregard all MLA format rules if you’re in an online class?

Group of answer choicesYou only observe the double-spacing rule.

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No. You observe all MLA format rules except for submitting an essay on 8.5″ x 11″ inch white paper; you submit the essay electronically.

Sure! You’re free to do whatever you want, and all the MLA format rules fly out the window!

18. Question: Should the first line of every paragraph in an MLA essay be indented five spaces?

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Yes.

No.

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19. Question: The reference page at the end of an essay is called a … ?

Group of answer choicesWorks Cited, and it has initial capital letters, like this: Works Cited.

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Bibliography

20. Question: In regard to a Works Cited, what does a “hanging indent” mean?

Group of answer choicesHeck if I know!

After the first line in a citation, all lines must be indented five spaces.

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In a citation, are lines are flush with the left margin.

21. Question: How will I learn to create a Works Cited?

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The teacher will explain all 1,000 rules at length in class.

I’ll receive instruction in class and learn on my own by being self-didactic.

22. Question: What can the Pace Library databases do for me that’s quite wonderful?

Group of answer choicesThey can dance and sing and make popcorn with only one hand.

They can teach me to be self-didactic.

They can give me pre-made Works Cited citations.

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23. Question: What’s the job of a college-level essay?

Group of answer choicesThe job of a college-level essay is to support a THESIS (your overall OPINION about an essay topic), and rebut—argue against, or counter—the ANTITHESIS (the OPPOSITE OPINION of your thesis).

To record my thoughts, ideas and feelings about an essay topic.

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24. Question: Is the Five-Paragraph Essay a college-level essay, and will we write Five-Paragraph Essays in this class?

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No and No

Yes and Yes

Yes and No

25. Question: Can an organization be the author of a text (writing)? How is that possible?!

Group of answer choicesWell, a person or people write the text, but they work for an organization, and the organization is credited as the official author.

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There’s AI now; didn’t you know that?!

No, that’s just not true; only people can author texts!

26. Question: What if two authors write a text; what would the citation look like?

Group of answer choices(Two Authors)

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It would look like this: (Last Name and Last Name), or (Henry and Wilson).

Author and Author, or Jones & Jones

27. Question: What if a text has three or more authors; what would the parenthetical citation look like?

Group of answer choicesIt would look like this: the citation would read: (Henry et al). “Et al” means “and others” in Latin.

(et al & et al)

(et al)

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28. Question: If I don’t identify the author a paginated or short text that I quote or paraphrase, what information should I put in the parenthetical citation?

Group of answer choicesNo parenthetical citation is necessary.

(Anonymous)

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For a paginated text–one with page numbers–you would put the author’s last name and the page number of the quoted or paraphrased passage in the parenthetical citation, like this: (Henry 6).

29. Question: Is this statement true or false?

A parenthetical citation for a quote or paraphrased passage that a person authors has the author’s last name in it—but ONLY IF the author is not identified in the essay.

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True

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False

30. Question: The parenthetical citations below contain … ?

In Chapter 2 of his 1968 book Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Paulo Freire pinpoints what is wrong with the traditional teaching method: it is not “problem-posing,” requiring students to engage in critical thinking (2).

In his 1929 essay collection The Revolt of the Masses, Jose Ortega y Gasset contends that curiosity promotes intellectual growth: “To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand” (6).

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The page number where the quote is located in the text.

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Paragraph numbers

31. Question: The writer is paraphrasing the authors’ words in the passages below–true or false?

In Chapter 2 of his 1968 book Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Paulo Freire pinpoints what is wrong with the traditional teaching method: it is not “problem-posing,” requiring students to engage in critical thinking (2).

In his 1929 essay collection The Revolt of the Masses, Jose Ortega y Gasset contends that curiosity promotes intellectual growth: “To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand” (6).

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False. The writer is quoting the authors’ words.

True

32. Question: The writer is quoting the authors’ words in the passages below–true or false?

What is wrong with the traditional teaching method? It does not require students to think about how to solve problems, so it does not engage students in critical thinking (Freire 2).

When we begin to be surprised about things, to wonder about them, then we are on the road to beginning to understand them” (Gasset 6).

Group of answer choicesFalse. The writer is paraphrasing the authors’ words

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True

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Question: The author of the text begins to support the thesis by immediately countering (arguing against) the antithesis: rebutting (arguing against) public policy Jason Richwine’s contention that teacher salaries should not be increased.

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No

Yes

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34. Question: What is an antithesis?

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The opposite opinion of your thesis

The same opinion as your thesi

35. Question: What is a thesis?

Group of answer choicesHeck if I know!

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It’s an antithesis.

It’s your overall opinion about an essay topic–a claim that you try to prove is plausible and valid in an essay.

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Question: The author of the text begins to support the thesis by immediately countering (arguing against) the antithesis: rebutting (arguing against) public policy Jason Richwine’s contention that teacher salaries should not be increased.

Is this a good way to argue for the thesis: by rebutting the antithesis?

Group of answer choicesNo

Yes

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