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APA Citations and Formatting Guidelines PPT, all parts of an APA Formatted Essay and its structure, APA quiz

Language in an APA paper should be:
Clear, concise, plain
How should your APA essay be written?
Typed
How should your APA essay be spaced?
Double spaced
How should your APA essay be margined?
1 inch
What size and kind of font should your APA essay have?
10-12pt. Standard font.
Every page of your APA essay should include (2 things):
a page header in the upper left-hand corner and the page number in the upper right
What four major sections should your APA essay include?
Title page, abstract, main body, references
What should be in your title page?
Title, name, school
How many words should your abstract be?
150-250
How should you order your references on the reference page?
Alphabetical order by first word
How should you write the author’s name in the references?
last name first followed by initials
In in-text citations Whenever you use a source, provide in parenthesis:
the author’s name and the date of publication
When quoting in in-text citations, include:
the author’s name, year of publication, and page number
after a summary or a paraphrase, provide
the author’s last name and the year of
publication in parenthesis
When the parenthetical citation includes two or
more works, order them by
the author’s name, the year of publication—separated by a semi-colon.
When citing a work with six and more authors, identify the first author’s name followed by
Et al.
What does the S.E.A.T. acronym stand for?
Statement/claim, evidence, analyze, transition
True or False? In APA style, separate title page is required for a research paper or an essay.
True
What is a running head in APA style?
A. It’s a header which contains the author’s name and the page number. It is included at the top of each page.
B. It’s an abbreviated form of the title which is up to 50 characters long. It is capitalized and included at the top of each page, including the title page.
B
What would an in-text citation include when the author of a source is unknown?
A. It would include the word anonymous and the year of publication.
B. It would include the first few words of the Reference list entry of that work and the year. It would only include the word anonymous if the work’s author is stated as anonymous.
B
When should et al. be used in APA style?
A. It should be used when the work has more than 3 authors.
B. It should be used when the work has more than 6 authors.
C. If the work has more than two authors, both authors’ names should be used the first time; later, et al. can be used after the first author’s name.
D. Both B and C
D
Multiple parenthetical references
a. … are separated by a semicolon.
b. … are not allowed in APA style.
c. … are separated by a comma.
A
What would an APA in-text citation include in parentheses when the source is quoted directly and the author’s name is not mentioned in the text?
a. Author and year of publication: (Doe, 2007)
b. Author, followed by year of publication, and page number preceded by p.: (Doe, 2007, p. 25)
c. Author and page number: (Doe, 25)
d. Author, followed by year of publication, and page number: (Doe, 2007, 25)
B
Which of the following is cited correctly in APA style?
a. H. M. Dietel and P. J. Dietel define pointers as “variables that contain as their values addresses of other variables” (1999, p. 294).
b. H. M. Dietel and P. J. Dietel (C How to Program) define pointers as “variables that contain as their values addresses of other variables” (p. 294).
c. H. M. Dietel and P. J. Dietel (1999) define pointers as “variables that contain as their values addresses of other variables” (p. 294).
A
In APA style, a long quotation which is more than 40 words long needs
a. … to be single-spaced and indented half an inch.
b. … to be double-spaced, indented half an inch, and not enclosed in quotation marks.
c. … to be single-spaced, indented half an inch, and enclosed in single quotation marks.
d. … to be enclosed in double quotation marks.
B
In APA style, personal communications (e-mail, memos, letters)
a. … are not included in in-text citations.
b. … are not included in the Reference list.
c. … need to include the author’s initials and the exact date of communication.
d. Both A and C
e. Both B and C
D
Each source listed in the Reference list must be cited in text.
a. True
b. False
True
In APA style, the first name of the author in a Reference list
a. is spelled out.
b. is not spelled out.
B
How are entries ordered in a Reference list?
a. By title first, then author’s last name, and then by date of publication.
b. By author’s last name first, then date of publication, then title.
c. By date of publication first, then author’s last name, then by title.
B
If an entry in a Reference list is longer than one line, second and all subsequent lines need to be indented half an inch.
a. True
b. False
a. True
b. Falseone line, second and all subsequent lines need to be indented half an inch.
a. True
b. False
True
How are two or more works by the same author cited in a Reference list in APA style?
a. Doe, J. (2006). Title of Book 1. City: Publisher.
Doe, J. (2007). Title of Book 2. Location: First Publishing House.
b. Doe, J. (2006). Title of Book 1. Location: Publisher.
—. (2007). Title of Book 2. Location: Publisher.
A
Which of the following is the correct APA Reference list entry
a. Reese, G. (2000). Database Programming with JDBC and Java. Beijing: O’Reilly Media.
b. Reese, George. Database programming with JDBC and Java. Beijing: O’Reilly Media. 2000.
A
What do you do with multiple works by 1 author?
Hanging ident
How long is a hanging indent?
Half an inch long
in a 5 paragraph essay what has the: Grabber, Focus Statement, Thesis Body
Introduction
in a 5 paragraph essay what has the (three things): Topic sentence, Evidence, Details
Paragraph 1, 2, 3
in a 5 paragraph essay what has the: Modified focus, Modified thesis, Challenge
Conclusion
Name Teacher name Class name Date
Title is titled in what type of paper?
MLA
Last page of MLA is called
Works Cited