Here is a great way for students to learn and practice how to properly cite their sources in the MLA style. How to cite from books, websites, and magazines are clearly and simply explained. How to cite from encyclopedias is also explained (though the process is very similar to citing from a book). Students are started off with guided practice and eased into independent practice. A paired assessment is also included to test student knowledge on how to cite properly.
This is an introductory lesson on citing sources meant for elementary students. It is a simplified version of the MLA style not the exact MLA style. Please do not ding this for accuracy : ) The How To Cite Sources contains:PowerPointPosters BookmarksWorksheetsLesson PlanI ended up creating a simplified version of the MLA format for citing sources for 2nd & 3rd grade students.
Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide from Kate Hart (did I cite this ok?) This is great - such a fun tool for middle school learners. Excellent tool to get them on the right path on understanding how to cite source and avoid plagiarism
Hey you're copying me! Have you ever heard the righteous cry of indignation in your classroom when a student thinks their hard work is being copied by someone else? If so, that's a good thing because you can use it when teaching kids why and how to cite their sources when writing a report. From Learning Engineer Blog
The Library Patch has a strategy that will simplify the process of Citing Sources for you! FREE instructions, pictures, and templates that you can use to create your own student-centered bibliographies.