Source Reviews


Warm Up for Today's Lesson

-Write a response to the following in the Blackboard Discussion Forum: Warm Up 10/3

  • How is your source review process going so far?
  • What are you having success with?
  • What are you struggling with?
  • From your source, pick a quote type it in your response. Try to cite it in MLA.

-While you write you responses, I will take roll. We will discuss your responses after.

What Will We Be Doing Today?

  • GN grades
  • Homework
  • MLA citation and integration of sources
  • Peer Review Workshop
  • Continue Drafting

MLA citations


General Format: (Author Last Name, pg. #)

Example: (Burke 31)

Works Cited

General Format: Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article." Title of Journal, vol #, issue #, date of publication, page numbers. Database, doi #/URL


Alonso, Alvaro, and Julio A. Camargo. "Toxicity of Nitrite to Three Species of Freshwater Invertebrates." Environmental Toxicology, vol. 21, no. 1, 3 Feb. 2006, pp. 90-94. Wiley Online Library, doi: 10.1002/tox.20155.

Langhamer, Claire. “Love and Courtship in Mid-Twentieth-Century England.” Historical Journal, vol. 50, no. 1, 2007, pp. 173-96. ProQuest?, doi:10.1017/S0018246X06005966?. Accessed 27 May 2009.

Source Integration

Peer Review Workshop

  • Upload your source review to the Blackboard Discussion Forum: Source Review Workshop #1
    • Make sure to upload as a Word or OneDrive? document. (If you are using OneDrive?, make sure to copy share link: edit; no sign in required)
      • DO NOT copy and paste.
  • Who will you review?
  • Open a Word or OneDrive? document and save.
  • At the top of the document, write:
    • Reviewer: [your name]
  • Read the review and look for the following:
    • Introduces the source?
    • Does the review summarize and/or state the purpose?
    • Does the review state why the source is useful or how it supports the Online Exhibit?
    • Is there a citation?
  • Upload your review to the writer's thread. (If you are using OneDrive?, make sure to copy share link: edit; no sign in required)


  • Finish Source Reviews
    • Source Reviews are due on Wednesday, October 5th at 11:59 PM in Blackboard.