CURRENT EVENTS Due 24 JAN 2014
Choose one • Richard Sherman Runs His Mouth • Russian “Black Widow” Runs Amuck • Iran, Uninvited to Syria Talks
Find THREE • Know what the story is, in detail. • Read two (2) articles from weekly magazine or newspapers online only. • Copy one quotation from first article. • Write a paragraph summary of the second article. • Must be typed, Times New Roman, 12 pt font, and double spaced.
Record For each source • the authors name inverted (if available). Only the first author’s name is inverted if the article has more than one author. • the title of the article in quotes. • the name of the publication underlined. • the date the article was published. • the word Web. • the date you visited the website.
SOURCES MUST BE TYPED • Separate all six pieces of information by periods. • Capitalize all words in the author’s name, the article’s title, and the name of the publication (except articles and conjunctions unless they are five letters long or begin a name or title or follow a colon or semicolon). • Write out the first word in a title if it’s a number.
Common Articles, Conjunctions, and Prepositions Under Five Letters Long a in so an into the and like till at near to but of up by off upon down on with for out yet from over
EXAMPLES • Aaron Wang • “Eighty Tornadoes Roar Across 12 States; Six Dead” • “Without Kobe Bryant, Lakers Have Struggled Through • Heavy Schedule” • “Student's Jump from Rocks into Water Proves Fatal • in Angeles Forest” • The Los Angeles Times • The New Yorker
Kasler, Dale. “CalSTRS Suspends Home Loan Program for Teachers.” The Sacramento Bee. 11 July 2013. Web. 03 Nov. 2013.