The 3 most important citation formats are APA, MLA, and Chicago. It's challenging to figure out which one is the best citation format for preparing your teen for college. Let me clue you in to the best path for optimum success.
MLS StylePoniewozik, James. "TV Makes a Too Close Call." Time 20 Nov. 2000: 70-71. Print.
APA StylePoniewozik, J. (2000, November 20). TV makes a too-close call. Time, 156(21), 70–71.
Chicago StylePoniewozik, James. "TV Makes a Too-Close Call." Time, November 20, 2000.
1. When you learn how ANY citation style, you have learned to follow detailed and specific directions on how to cite sources.
2. When you learn ANY citation style, you know how to follow the directions for the other styles once you just look up the other style.
3. Students will be required to cite with ANY styles at some point in college. College professors each have their own preference on style, so it's a class-by-class determination on which style to use.
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