MLA Citations with Mrs. Baker

 Back 7th Grade Reading Students!

Mrs. Baker is here with some guidance as you begin your analysis of Ben Mikaelsen’s novel Touching Spirit Bear.  We will be using the resources linked here to guide our learning. Careful note-taking using the Guide to Accompany Mrs. Baker’s Powerpoint is especially important because there are helpful tips and relevant examples that will serve you as you write journal entries throughout the novel study.  Here’s the presentation with all the information you need: Citing Textual Evidence Using MLA Format . REMEMBER! Mrs. Baker is a resource to guide you through your learning as well, so swing by the media center in the mornings if you find yourself needing additional support.

NOW LET’S REVIEW!

Mrs. Baker will share the class code!

MLA Citations with Mrs. Baker

Hey Mrs. Stahler’s and Mrs. Downey’s 7th grade Reading Students!

Mrs. Baker is here with some guidance as you begin your analysis of  Ben Mikaelsen’s novel Touching Spirit Bear.  If you were absent on the day your class visited the media center, be sure to check out the following linked resources. Careful note-taking using the Guide to Accompany Mrs. Baker’s PowerPoint is especially important because there are helpful tips and relevant examples that will serve you as your write your journal entries.  Here’s the presentation with all the information you need: Citing Textual Evidence Using MLA Format.

7th Grade Reading: In-text Citations in Ben Mikaelsen’s Touching Spirit Bear

So, you’ve just finished reading Ben Mikaelsen’s novel Touching Spirit Bear, and you think you’re finished, right? Think again! Now the real understanding begins as you explain how Cole shows specific character traits of the Wildcat Way by using textual evidence to support your claims. Along with your teacher, Ms. Crawford, Ms. Stahler, Ms. Downey, and/or Mr. Vedra, Mrs. Baker will be there to guide you through your literary analysis. In class, she will use the Touching Spirit Bear Citing Textual Evidence Presentation while you take notes using the provided In Text Citation Student Guide. Be sure to pay special attention, to take careful notes (as they will help you while you write your paper), and to ask questions along the way. Here we go . . . .

Use this acronym to help you cite sources like a pro: ICE.

Note: Resources provided here are supplements to teachers’ blogs. Copies of handouts are provided to students.

Need Extra Help? The media center opens each morning at 8:30. Mrs. Baker is available during that time to help you, and you’ll have access to a computer and printer. (Student printing is limited to 2 pages each visit.)

Image taken from Flickr Commons via Cobb Digital Library

Image taken from Flickr Commons via Cobb Digital Library

7th Grade Reading: Literary Analysis of Ben Mikaelsen’s Touching Spirit Bear

So, you’ve just finished reading Ben Mikaelsen’s novel Touching Spirit Bear, and you think you’re finished, right? Think again! Now the real understanding begins as you explain how Cole shows specific character traits of the Wildcat Way by using textual evidence to support your claims. Along with your teacher, Ms. Stahler, Ms. Downey, and/or Mr. Vedra, Mrs. Baker will be there to guide you through your literary analysis. In class, she will use the Citing Textual Evidence in Touching Spirit Bear PowerPoint  while you take notes using the  In-text Citation Student Guide. Be sure to pay special attention, to take careful notes (as they will help you while you write your paper), and to ask questions along the way. Here we go . . . .

Note: Resources provided here are supplements to teachers’ blogs. Copies of handouts are provided to students.

Need Extra Help? The media center opens each morning at 8:30. Mrs. Baker is available during that time to help you, and you’ll have access to a computer and printer. (Student printing is limited to 2 pages each visit.)

Image taken from Flickr Commons via Cobb Digital Library

Image taken from Flickr Commons via Cobb Digital Library