Warm-up 03/06 • Write a list of 5 questions you’d like to learn more about. • Examples: –How is bacon made? –What was the role of Hitler in the Holocaust? –Why is the Leaning Tower of Piza leaning? Your assignment is to write a research paper about…. LEBRON JAMES! But not just Lebron James… we need to be a LITTLE bit more specific…. Let’s pick a more specific topic about Lebron James… • Perhaps we could write about… – The accomplishments of Lebron James. – Lebron James’ basketball highlights. – Lebron James’ contribution to basketball. – Lebron James’ scouting process from high school. – Lebron James’ switch from the Cavaliers to the Heat. Write a list of three facts that will support your topic 1. 2. 3. Let’s look at the first article…. • URL: http://www.biography.com/ people/lebron-james399748 • Author: None • Article Title: Lebron James • Sponsor: The Biography Channel • Date Published: 2013 • Medium of publication: Web • Date Accessed: March 06, 2013. • Format of Citation: LastName, FirstName. Article Title. Version number. Sponsor or publisher, date of resource creation. Medium of publication. Date of access. CITATION! "LeBron James." The Biography Channel website. 2013. Web. March 05 2013. Let’s Look At This Article… http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/LeBron_Ja mes Let’s Look At This Article… • http://bleacherreport.co m/articles/1553717-doeslebron-james-have-nbasmost-valuable-supportingcast Can We Cite It?? • Format of Citation: LastName, FirstName. Article Title. Version number. Sponsor or publisher, date of resource creation. Medium of publication. Date of access. Yay! Buckley, Zach. “Does LeBron James Have NBA's Most Valuable Supporting Cast?” Bleacher Report, 04 March 2013. Web. 06 March 2013. Key Facts to Remember When Citing Websites in MLA… 1. Indent every line except for the first line. 2. Author’s name is written: Last, First. 3. You do not need to give paragraph numbers or page numbers. 4. Include in the text the first item that appears in the Work Cited entry that corresponds to the citation (e.g. author name, article name, website name, film name). 5. Date is written: Day Month Year. Let’s Practice! Write three sentences using information from the articles and properly cite the information! Warm-Up Cite the following website: http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/americas-best-donuts LastName, FirstName. Article Title. Version number. Sponsor or publisher, date of resource creation. Medium of publication. Date of access. Correct! Pramis, Joshua. “America’s Best Donuts”. Travel and Leisure, October 2012. Web. 07 March 2013. How Could We Cite A Book?? • Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication. Let’s practice with the book Harry Potter… • Author: J.K. Rowling • Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone • City of Publication: London • Publisher: Bloomsbury • Year of Publication: 1997 • Medium: Print Correct! Rowling, J.K. “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”. London: Bloomsbury, 1997. Print. Let’s Cite… “Elements of Literature” 1. On the first page… Let’s pretend there is only one author. Use the first author. 2. Title 3. City of Publication: pg. ii 4. Publisher: pg. ii 5. Year of Publication: pg. ii 6. Medium Yay! Beers, Kylene, Carol Jago, Deborah Appleman. “Elements of Literature: Fifth Course”. Austin: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 2009. Print. Let’s do this one on our own… “Literature and Language” Awesome! Boone, Robert S. “Literature and Language: Blue Level”. Evanston: McDougal Littell, 1994. Print. How Could We Cite an Interview?? Interviewee. Personal Interview. Date (05 March 2013). I’m going to interview…. • Interviewee: Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. • Personal Interview. • Today! Yes! Carter, Dwayne Michael. Personal Interview. 07 March 2013. Help me cite this! I’m going to interview Micah Stauffer in two weeks on March 21! Excellent! Stauffer, Micah. Personal Interview. 21 March, 2013. Now let’s do our OWN research! 1. Pick ONE partner. 2. Discuss topics of research with your partner. Remember: BE SPECIFIC! 3. Pick a medium for your presentation. 4. Ask Ms. Haynes or Mr. Marquez to sign off on your group, topic, and medium when you are done. 5. Begin planning your project! Use the rubric! Remember: QUIZ ON FRIDAY You should be able to… 1. Cite a website properly. 2. Cite a book properly. 3. Cite an interview properly. 4. Be able to pick out important information based on the given topic.