While different patterns may be employed to create the essay, Two-day test; time limit of 4 hours per day Day 1 All multiple-choice questions and first composition.
Each element should be followed by the punctuation mark shown here. Earlier editions of the handbook included the place of publication and required different punctuation such as journal editions in parentheses and colons after issue numbers.
In the current version, punctuation is simpler only commas and periods separate the elementsand information about the source is kept to the basics. End this element with a period. Depending upon the type of source, it should be listed in italics or quotation marks.
A book should be in italics: An individual webpage should be in quotation marks. The name of the parent website, which MLA treats as a "container," should follow in italics: A song or piece of music on an album should be in quotation marks: Title of container Unlike earlier versions, the eighth edition refers to "containers," which are the larger wholes in which the source is located.
For example, if you want to cite a poem that is listed in a collection of poems, the individual poem is the source, while the larger collection is the container.
The title of the container is usually italicized and followed by a comma, since the information that follows next describes the container. The container may also be a television series, which is made up of episodes. The container may also be a website, which contains articles, postings, and other works.
Interview by Gareth Von Kallenbach. In some cases, a container might be within a larger container. You might have read a book of short stories on Google Books, or watched a television series on Netflix. It is important to cite these containers within containers so that your readers can find the exact source that you used.
Accessed 27 May Other contributors In addition to the author, there may be other contributors to the source who should be credited, such as editors, illustrators, translators, etc. If their contributions are relevant to your research, or necessary to identify the source, include their names in your documentation.
In the eighth edition, terms like editor, illustrator, translator, etc. A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason.
Annotated and with an introduction by Vara Neverow, Harcourt, Inc. Version If a source is listed as an edition or version of a work, include it in your citation.STAAR Writing Strategies. WRITING AN ESSAY IN 26 LINES? Teach your students how to spot DEAD GIVEAWAYS with this powerpoint. Need some released student-written pieces to work with?
They are great to practice kernelizing, scoring, and using for a gallery walk (see the Wall of Fours sheet below).
STAAR Expository Structure . This is a 3 week STAAR expository essay unit, although it would work well with any essay unit. This unit has been used with ESL students and with students who have failed the test and needed a more intense and scaffolded approach to the essay.
The entire unit is progressive, working with a teacher4/5(49). STAAR Expository ESSAY. The 3 Response:focuses on a clear thesis, with minor distractions shows effective organization, with minor lapses offers mostly thoughtful ideas develops ideas adequately, with a mixture of general and specific elaboration exhibits general control of written language.
STAAR Writing and English I, II, III Resources March STAAR Expository Scoring Guide-Spanish version (posted 08/09/17). History: Kilgore College is a publicly supported, two-year, comprehensive community college offering postsecondary educational opportunities.
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W. L. Dodson and the community of Kilgore, Texas. The Purdue University Online Writing Lab serves writers from around the world and the Purdue University Writing Lab helps writers on Purdue's campus.