Careful Choices: Integrating Information and Selecting for Style

Resource ID#: 126564 Type: Original Student Tutorial
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Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 40 Minute(s)
Keywords: citation, plagiarism, MLA format, integrating sources in writing, direct quote, paraphrase, parenthetical citation, citing sources, in-text citation, Barbara Kingsolver, missionary, English Language Arts, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning, The Poisonwood Bible, English, Language Arts, ELA, functions of language
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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