Use NoodleTools for taking and organizing all notes and creating a bibliography.
- Remind yourself of these tips on smart searching
- Login to Noodletools to start a new project. Call it “Victorian Project 2021.”
- Use the default settings for “junior MLA.”
- As soon as you find a source you like, add it to Noodletools.
But first, let’s review how to:
summarize and avoid plagiarism and why, and when to quote a source directly using quotation marks.
Summarizing, Paraphrasing and Quoting
Next, remind yourself when you would want to paraphrase, and how to do it.
After researching and creating 10-16 notecards, you should be ready to begin writing your main, in-depth piece.
Make an outline to organize all your research.
- short paragraphs (2-4 sentences)
- CITATIONS with every idea
- POWERFUL, strong, persuasive, emotional word choice that will convince your reader that this problem needs to be stopped
- Check out this word choice graph WORD CHOICE GRAPHING to remind you of the kinds of words to use and those to avoid.
- Look over this glossary of British words to add authenticity to your article.