Citing Sources While Researching for a Speech


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There are various methods for taking notes on your research including the use of notecards, paper, and software such as OneNote and _____.

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1. Sarah is compiling her preliminary bibliography. As she is gathering sources, she should make sure that she gathers which of the following sets of information to include in her bibliography?

2. Why should you use quotation marks when citing content in your summary?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of how to cite sources while researching for a speech. Things you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the different note-taking technologies that are available and proper source citation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on your knowledge of:

  • Note-taking technology
  • Reasons for taking notes while researching
  • Proper citation in a bibliography
  • Proper citation to avoid plagiarism
  • Presenting author names in an MLA Works Cited list

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand the concept of taking notes while researching
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about note-taking in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding citing sources in MLA and APA style
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about citing sources

Additional Learning

To learn more about citing sources, review the accompanying lesson on Citing Sources While Researching for a Speech. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about different methods of note-taking
  • Learn about note-taking technologies
  • Understand how to cite sources as you are researching
  • Differentiate between MLA and APA style