Giving Credit for Information
You may or may not require students to cite sources in their reports. If you do, carefully lead them through the information on the next two pages. Early in your discussion of page 195, inform students that citing sources means “to give credit for information drawn from other sources.” Explain to them that they should cite direct quotations and other key information that is particular to one specific source. General information—or information that is widely accepted and included in most sources—does not need a citation. Again, you could model citing a few sources in the material that you have written in class.
As an alternative to a formal works-cited page, you could have students complete a basic list of source information. In this case, have them include the author, title, and page number for print sources and author, title, and URL for digital sources.