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Learning objective know how to correctly cite information from text using direct quotes

Learning Objective: Know how to correctly cite information from text using direct quotes

Writing Strategies


What will we understand today

What will we understand today?

We will understand how to correctly cite information from a text using direct quotes


Why is it important to know how to correctly cite direct quotes

Why is it important to know how to correctly cite direct quotes?

Direct quotes gives your readers the confidence that your position is shared by those who know what they are talking about

Helpful tip: “if your source would qualify as an expert witness in court, and you need an expert witness to back up your argument, use a direct quotation.”

-James Lester


Discuss with your partner how to correctly punctuate this sentence

Discuss with your partner how to correctly punctuate this sentence?

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Today you will lean how to use quotation marks and commas when using direct quotes


Using direct quotes

Using direct Quotes

Astronomers Weekly

Astronomers today use powerful telescopes to study the night sky. These tools carry their vision far beyond what the naked eye can see. Yet, even before the simplest telescope was invented, ancient people were able to learn much about the universe just by looking into the heavens.

Direct quotes are the exact words from a text

Example: According to the Astronomer’s Weekly astronomers,“use powerful telescopes to study the night sky. ”

Non Example: According to Astronomer’s Weekly, astronomers use strong telescopes to examine the sky at night.

Paraphrase


Learning objective know how to correctly cite information from text using direct quotes

Astronomer’s WeeklyObservatories in Arizona are being hindered in their work because of the state’s growing population. Astronomers there complain that stars get harder to see because of the brighter lights in cities. Ways are now being sought to dim the glow of these lights.

  • The magazine states, “observatories in Arizona are being hindered.”

  • Astronomers Weekly claims, “ Astronomers there complain that stars get harder to see because of the brighter lights in the city.”

  • Exact words form text are used, not a single word is changed

  • Quotations are placed around exact words and commas are correctly placed

  • Add citing tags such as

    - According to

  • The author writes

  • The books says


Learning objective know how to correctly cite information from text using direct quotes

1. Exact words from text are used, not a single word is changed 2. Quotations are placed around exact words and commas are correctly placed 3. Add citing tags

Climbing perch are unique fish. They can live in strenuous environments. Climbing perch can live in water that would not be healthy for other fish.

Which sentence correctly quotes information from the text?

  • In this article, the author explains that climbing perch can survive in water that is unhealthy for other fish.

  • In this article, “the author explains that climbing perch can survive in water that is unhealthy for other fish.”

  • In this article, the author explains, “that climbing perch can survive in water that is unhealthy for other fish.”

  • In this article, the author explains “that climbing perch can survive in water that is unhealthy for other fish”.


Learning objective know how to correctly cite information from text using direct quotes

1. Exact words from text are used, not a single word is changed 2. Quotations are placed around exact words and commas are correctly placed 3. Add citing tags

Death Valley experiences harsh weather. In spite of the harsh conditions, said the ranger, more than 970 kinds of plants grow in Death Valley.

  • “In spite of the harsh conditions, said the ranger, more than 970 kinds of plants grow in Death Valley.”

  • In spite of the harsh conditions, “said the ranger, more than 970 kinds of plants grow in Death Valley.”

  • In spite of the harsh conditions, said the ranger, “more than 970 kinds of plants grow in Death Valley.”

  • “In spite of the harsh conditions,” said the ranger, “more than 970 kinds of plants grow in Death Valley.”


According to the article ways are now being sought to dim the glow of these lights

According to the article Ways are now being sought to dim the glow of these lights.

On your whiteboards write quote this sentence correctly.

According to the article,“Ways are now being sought to dim the glow of these lights.”

My answer is…

  • Exact words from text are used, not a single word is changed

  • Quotations are placed around exact words and commas are correctly placed

  • Add citing tags


Closure

Closure

Medicines have been found in the reefs. Many people enjoy diving in the reefs. In the Coral Reefs, Beth Smith wrote “Coral reefs are the rain forests of the ocean, and we must find a way to save them.”

Which sentence correctly quotes information from Beth Smith?

a. In the Coral Reefs, Beth Smith wrote, “Coral reefs are the rain forests of the ocean, and we must find a way to save them.”

b. In the Coral Reefs, Beth Smith wrote, Coral reefs are the rain forests of the ocean, and we must find a way to save them.

c. In the Coral Reefs, Beth Smith wrote “Coral reefs are the rain forests of the ocean, and we must find a way to save them” .

d. Leave as is


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