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Assignment #2

Works Cited


Intellectual property-n.

works cited-n.

-Learn how to give credit to others intellectual property in an organized way.
-Use examples to help you.

The goal is to be able to cite various sources of media that may be used in a
paper or presentation by someone who is not the original creator. The task is to
practice organizing the information included in a cited source properly. Practice
examples will include citing quotes or information from written works (books,
magazines, newspapers), images of artwork (paintings, drawings, photos), music
(songs/albums) and what to do if the information comes from the internet.

Web Sites for Works Cited. There are so many resources to help you cite sources! (Modern Language Association (Explanation of MLA style
format (online Works Cited maker)

1. Go to
2. What does MLA stand for?
Modern Language Association
3. Now go to
4. What does OWL stand for and which University hosts the website?
Online Writing Lab
In the ribbon at the top, click on Research and Citation, then on left
side tabs, click on MLA Style, then click on MLA Overview and Work
shop, then scroll down to Works Cited Page: Basic Format and click on
that. Read through the document and answer the questions below.
5. Where should the works cited page be in a research or presentation?
6. How should you list authors names in a works cited?
Last names listed first. From A-Z
7. How do you know which sources to include in a works cited?
Include all sources Alphabetically
8. What information should be included in a cited entry?
Sources names and page numbers
9. How do you know when to use italics for a title or quotations when citing
a source?
Use quotations when citing a direct quote

How should you list sources with an unknown author?

Write the name down only and sort Alphabetically


Should you include page numbers in your Works Cited?


What should you title your Works Cited?

Works Cited

Find an example of each of the following types of media sources and write the
example you find in the box provided under each.
Book Example:
Gleick, James. Chaos: Making a New Science. New York: Penguin, 1987.
Poem or Short Story Example:
London, Jack: To Build A Fire
CD-song or album Example:
Lamar, Kendric: m.A.A.d City
Magazine/Journal Article Example:

Newspaper Article Example:

Video Example:

An Entire Website Example:

Subject line in email should read: Your last name then WC

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