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Terms relating to research
|first hand accounts, research gathered straight from the source. EX: speeches, interviews, autobiographies, diaries, letters
|These are resources that you interpret and analyze from others research. Examples include Encyclopedias, newspaper or magazine articles, textbooks, biographies.
|This is usually one sentence in the introductory paragraph of an expository piece that summarizes and states your viewpoint on the subject. Think: topic + your belief about the topic = thesis statement
|Copying someone else’s work without giving them proper credit(General knowledge need not be cited)
|This is when you cite your source within the text (replaces footnotes).
|MLA Works Cited page
|MLA=Modern Language AssociationWorks Cited page is the last page of your document that lists the resource you have used and cited within the paper.