In your Essay 1, you will either use one of the articles we read, and you will then have to cite that article in a Works Cited page (we have to cite any time we use an outside source). MLA required that those me formatted using a specific formula. The two formulas you will need are below:
For an article:Provide the author name (last name first), article name in quotation marks, title of the web magazine in italics, publisher name, publication date. Here is an example:Bernstein, Mark. “10 Tips on Writing the Living Web.” A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites, 16 Aug. 2002.
Create your Works Cited page for Essay 1. It should only have one citation, the article you chose.
The Works Citedpage starts on a new page.
The title, Works Cited, is centered, 1 inch from the top of the page. It is not bold or underlined.
Entries are listed in alphabetical order by author last name or, if there is no author, first letter in the title. Since, you will likely only have one, you don’t have to worry about this part yet.
All sources listed in the Works Cited have at least one corresponding in-text citation.
Works Cited are double-spaced and each entry that requires a second line uses a hanging indent.
If you want to see it, here is a Sample Works Cited. Actions
In addition to submitting here, you will attach this Works Cited page to the final draft of your essay due next week.