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How to Cite a Site (3-5)

How do you cite different types of online sources?

Students reflect on the importance of citing all sources when they do research. Students learn how to write citations for two different types of online sources in Modern Language Association (MLA) style, and practice doing so. 

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to ...

  • explain the value of giving proper citations.
  • name the components of an MLA style citation for different types of websites.
  • create MLA style citations for online articles and professional sites.

 

Alignment with Standards

Common Core State Standards:

Grade 3: RI.1, RI.4, RI.10, RF.4a, W.4, W.10, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.1c, SL.1d, SL.3, SL.6, L.3a, L.6

Grade 4: RI.1, RI.4, RI.10, RF.4a, W.4, W.10, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.1c, SL.1d, SL.6, L.3a, L.6

Grade 5: RI.1, RI.4, RI.10, RF.4a, W.4, W.10, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.1c, SL.1d, SL.6, L.3a, L.6 

ISTE Standards:

3b, 3c, 3d

 

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