Citing Textual Evidence: Strategies & Examples


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Which citation styles are used in both the Social Sciences and the Humanities?

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1. What is an in-text citation called?

2. What is the list of references called that appears after the body of the text?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Go through the quiz and worksheet, seeing how much you know about ways to cite textual evidence. Citation styles and an in-text citation are topics you need to know when you take the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are covered on the quiz:

  • The name for an in-text citation
  • Practice of borrowing another writer's words without citing or quoting them
  • The list of references positioned after the body of the text
  • A benefit of using quotations in one's writing

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a citation style that is common in both the social sciences and the humanities
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a positive of using quotations and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on citing textual evidence

Additional Learning

Master more material quickly by going through the lesson called Citing Textual Evidence: Strategies & Examples. In this lesson, you can:

  • Review quotation marks
  • Understand why using citations is important
  • Identify the different citation formats