Introducing Sources

This activity will teach students how to correctly introduce sources. Students will summarize, paraphrase, or directly quote ideas from the text and learn how to introduce the author and source information.

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We've mapped our literacy lessons and reading, speaking, and writing skills to state standards, Common Core, and NGSS. The standards are "the what" to teach. Our lessons are "the how" to meet the expectations defined by the standards. Click on the links below to view our quick reference table that maps standards to literacy lessons.

R1
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; and cite specific evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
W8
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital resources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
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Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
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Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
L2
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
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