Thursday, October 21, 2010

MLA practice: Webpages, Internet Sources

Directions:
1. Download/open this document so that you can access the web addresses.
2. “control + click” on the web addresses below to access the information needed to create an entry for a Works Cited page.
3. Use the information from the web pages/web sources to create a Works Consulted page in correct MLA style and format.
4. Copy and paste the bibliographic information into a new document so that you don’t inadvertently lose the original information.

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Armstrong_Custer
George Armstrong Custer. Wikipedia.com. Wikimedia Foundation. October 18, 2010. Web. October 18, 2010.

2. http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Afghanistan.aspx
"Afghanistan." The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2008. Encyclopedia.com. 18 Oct. 2010 .

3. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130157378
Noguchi, Yuki. Life After Foreclosure: Coping With Bad Credit. NPR Radio. PBS. September 27, 2010. Web. Oct. 18, 2010.

4. http://www.answers.com/topic/battle-of-the-bulge-film
Battle of the Bulge. Answers.com. Answers Corporation. 2010. Web. Oct. 23, 2010.

5. http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/invasion_of_norway_1940.htm
Trueman, Chris. The Invasion of Norway 1940. HistoryLearningSite.co.uk/. History Learning Site. 2000-2010. Web. Oct. 23, 2010.

6. http://www.ushistory.org/valleyforge/served/martha.html
Who Served Here? -Martha Washington. Historic Valley Forge. Independence Hall Association. 1998-2010. Web. Oct. 23, 2010.

7. http://lakeconews.com/content/view/16127/923/
Editor. 2010 Library of Congress National Book Festival attracts 150,000 to National Mall.lakeconews.com. Lake County News. 2006, 2007. Web. Oct. 23, 2010.

8. http://www.ushmm.org/museum/press/archives/detail.php?category=07-general&content=2010-09-09
Bloomfield, Sara J. THREATS TO BURN THE KORAN: THE NAZI BOOK BURNINGS AND THEIR LESSONS FOR TODAY. United States Holocaust Museum. September 9, 2010. Web. Oct. 23, 2010.

9. http://www.hfli.org/

Monday, October 4, 2010

“MERCHANTS OF COOL”


The “Merchants of Cool” was a documentary about corporate media’s effect on American culture.

The analyzed many aspects of how corporations get kids to buy their product. One of the things they realize is that kids have Guilt Money, money that is given to them by their parents because they think it’s compensating for not spending time with them. The next thing corporations do when figuring out how to advertise to teens is called Cool Hunting, which is basically searching for what’s trendy through focus groups. For example: Sprites Advertising Campaign featured them hosting rap shows and getting their product to seem cool.