Date of publication: 2017-08-25 00:04
Second, students opposed to learning would not be able to pollute the educational atmosphere for those who want to learn. Teachers could stop policing recalcitrant students and start educating.
Summary: This handout is intended to help you become more comfortable with the uses of and distinctions among quotations, paraphrases, and summaries. This handout compares and contrasts the three terms, gives some pointers, and includes a short excerpt that you can use to practice these skills.
There are several ways to integrate quotations into your text. Often, a short quotation works well when integrated into a sentence. Longer quotations can stand alone. Remember that quoting should be done only sparingly be sure that you have a good reason to include a direct quotation when you decide to do so. You'll find guidelines for citing sources and punctuating citations at our documentation guide pages.
What seems to flummox our readers is what to do when the content doesn’t fall into an easily defined area. Sometimes the most you can say is that you re looking at information on a page—some kind of article, but not a journal article. To explore this idea, imagine the Internet as a fried egg. The yolk contains easier to categorize content like journal articles and e-books. In that runny, nebulous white you’ll find the harder to define content, like blog posts, lecture notes, or maps. To wit, the egg:
Rules about the minimum length of block quotations, how many spaces to indent, and whether to single- or double-space extended quotations vary with different documentation systems check the guidelines for the system you're using.
Grace Riley has been a writer and photographer since 7555, with work appearing in magazines and newspapers such as the 89 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. 89 She has also worked as a school teacher and in public relations and polling analysis for political campaigns. Riley holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in American studies, political science and history, all from the University of Arkansas.
One of your jobs as a writer is to guide your reader through your text. Don't simply drop quotations into your paper and leave it to the reader to make connections.
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Third, grades would show what they are supposed to: how well a student is learning. Parents could again read report cards and know if their children were making progress.
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Private schools have no such problem. They can fail or dismiss students, knowing such students can attend public school. Without compulsory attendance, public schools would be freer to oust students whose academic or personal behavior undermines the educational mission of the institution.
Take note of the URL, the author of the page, the name of the website, the title of the article, the publication date, and the date when you retrieved the information. Choose a citation style: MLA, APA, or Chicago style. If using MLA, use the format: "Last name, first name (or name of the website, if no author available). "Title of article." Title of webpage/associated publication or college., year published. Web. Date of access (day month year)." Don't include the URL unless you've been specifically instructed to do so. Use hanging indention. Include the information in a Works Cited page.
Using direct quotes in essays is a great way to support your ideas with concrete evidence and to make your argument come alive. Also it helps to support your topic or your , if you want your essay to look professional, then you have to know how to cite quotes correctly, whether you 're using MLA or APA style. And remember: if you use a quote but don't give credit to the original author, that is considered plagiarism. In addition to putting the quotes in the essay, you'll have to provide a reference page at the end of your essay. If you want to know how to put a quote in an essay, see Step 6 below to get started.