Recognize formatting rules for in-text citations and works cited citations
Practice formatting citations in provided examples and in in-progress papers
Description: This lesson will give students an overview of commonly incorporated MLA formatting and style requirements, and it will give them a chance to "workshop" or ask questions about MLA citations that they have used (or will use) in their course papers.
Use cases: This assignment works best for students in the humanities (primarily English or Writing classes) that have an in-progress paper assignment that requires MLA formatting and style usage.
Understand different strategies for writing about poetry (i.e. criticism and alternative resources)
Locate resources for writing about poetry
Description: This lesson will discuss different ways of searching for literary criticism, historical or cultural context, and biographical information about a poet or their work, and provide resources for finding these items.
Use cases: This assignment is for students who have to write a paper analyzing poetry and use sources to do so.