Using Evidence in Your Writing – Parenthetical Citations

25 Mar

Quick Write: Write about something you like to do to relax, besides sleeping.

60 Second Independent Reading Talks

Here are some ideas for your 60 Second Independent Reading Talk, which we will be starting tomorrow.


  • Write down your thoughts. You must plan! If you don’t have anything written down, you cannot go!
  • Tell us what you are reading/watching/listening to.
  • Summarize it in one sentence.


  • Give and explain interesting quote.
  • Explain how it relates to you, your life, or people in general.
  • Notice any literary devices? Imagery, metaphors, dramatic irony, effective lead, etc.
  • Compare to other things you have read/listened to/watched.
  • Important lessons you learned.
  • How you have applied it to your life.
  • Anything you found interesting and thought provoking.

How Do We Use Evidence in Our Writing? Parenthetical Citations

Today we will have notes on parenthetical citations.

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