Topics: Citation, Parenthetical referencing, Jane Austen Pages: 3 (513 words) Published: May 13, 2015
APA Activities
Activity 1:
1. Correct the in-text citation in the sentence below.

Neither group showed any significant growth (Wong and Tuttle 2005).

Neither group showed any significant growth (Wong & Tuttle, 2005).

2. Correctly format the reference below.
Bretschneider, John Garrett and McCoy, Nancy Lewis, 1968. Sexual Interest and Behavior in Healthy 80- 102-Year-Olds. Archives of Sexual Behavior, Vol. 14, pp. 343-350. Bretschneider, J. G., & McCoy, N. L. (1968). Sexual interest and behavior in healthy 80- 102-year-olds. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 14, 343-350.

3. Correctly format the reference below.
Hashimoto, Thomas. (March 13, 2000, p. 23). Seeing Red in November. Newsweek, vol. 199. Hashimoto, T. (2000, March 13). Seeing red in November. Newsweek, 199, 23. 4. What is the correct way to format quotations longer than 40 words?

Put it on a free-standing block of typewritten lines, and omit quotation marks. Start the quotation on a new line, indented 1/2 inch from the left margin, i.e., in the same place you would begin a new paragraph. Type the entire quotation on the new margin, and indent the first line of any subsequent paragraph within the quotation 1/2 inch from the new margin. Maintain double-spacing throughout. The parenthetical citation should come after the closing punctuation mark.

5. Compose a direct quotation using only the underlined information from the sentence below. The quotation should be grammatically and APA stylistically correct. “Pride and Prejudice is a novel by Jane Austen that deals with issues of class, gender, and social status, in addition to being a love story.” (Austen, “Pride and Prejudice is a novel that deals with issues of class, gender, and social status”) 6. Rewrite the quote below so that it includes an explanation in your own words to the reader that Mr. Johnson is the founder of the Eat More Oreos Foundation.

“The Founder of Eat More Oreos Foundation, Mr. Johnson...
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