Citations
Rephrase it Grammatically
Not Nouns Again...
Preposition Fun
Name that punctuation.
100

Also known as parenthetical citations, this type of citation is in the body of the paper and includes the author's last name and page number of reference (Krainski 1).

What is an in-text citation?

100

Me and Claire are going to the store.

What is "Claire and I are going to the store?"

100

This shortening of a word is usually created by omitting a sound or letter and replacing it in text with an apostrophe.

What is a contraction?

100

Not above, but ______. (the opposite of above)

What is below or beneath

100

" "

What are quotation marks?

200

Also known as a bibliography, this page comes at the end of a paper, listing all referenced works.

What is "Works Cited"?

200

Do you want to go to the store with me and Claire?

What is "Do you want to go to the store with Claire and me."

200

Adding apostrophe + "s" to the end a singular noun (my cat's food) forms this type of noun, which shows ownership or belonging.

What is a possessive?

200

Not over, but ______.

What is under or underneath?
200

-

What is a hyphen?

300

Resources on the Works Cited page are arranged in alphabetical order according to this piece of information.

What is the author's (last) name? (Or institution who published the work.)
300

Whom moved my cheese?

"Who moved my cheese?" (It's already a question!)


300

Nouns that are referred to in a group/collective are called this.

What is plural?

300

Not before, but _____.

What is after?
300

( )

What are parenthesis?

400

While it is often best to summarize the ideas of another author, quotation marks are necessary for this type of reference.

What is a (direct) quote?

400

That's a awesome idea."

What is "That's an awesome idea."

400

This type of noun is not capitalized.

What is common?

400

Another word for beyond, as in "The gas station is beyond the town limits."

What is outside or past?

400

--

What is an m-dash?

500

APA and Chicago Manual of Style are two popular style guides for formatting academic papers, as well as this format, published by the Modern Language Association of America, that we reviewed in class.

What is MLA?

500

I could care less.

What is "I couldn't care less?" 

500

This type of noun might be treated grammatically as singular, but it is actually made up of many nouns:  a family, a herd, or a cache.

What is a collective?

500

"The deer is in front of the camel" shows an example of this kind of preposition.

What is a prepositional phrase or a phrasal preposition?

500

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What is an ellipsis?

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