One of the toughest parts of the upcoming Research Paper is the proper documentation of source material. To that end, we will be practicing citing sources in this Bellringer.

Pretend that you have found the following paragraph on the internet that you would like to summarize for your paper:

"Coca-Cola history began in 1886 when the curiosity of an Atlanta pharmacist, Dr. John S. Pemberton, led him to create a distinctive tasting soft drink that could be sold at soda fountains. He created a flavored syrup, took it to his neighborhood pharmacy, where it was mixed with carbonated water and deemed “excellent” by those who sampled it."

This was located at the following website:

You decide to SUMMARIZE this information for use in your paper by writing (NOTE the inline citation [AUTHOR, DATE or TITLE, DATE] at the end of your sentence that indicates where your information came from):

"Coca Cola was founded in 1886 when an Atlanta pharmacist, Dr. John Pemberton, created a flavored syrup and mixed it with carbonated water." ("Coca-Cola History / World of Coca-Cola," 2017)

On your SOURCES PAGE, you would have any entry for this resource in the format AUTHOR, DATE or TITLE, DATE, RETRIEVED FROM URL:

Coca-Cola History / World of Coca-Cola. (2017). Retrieved from

Now, using the CITATION instructions from the RED ARROW TABLE in the RESEARCH PAPER ASSIGNMENT SHEET:

answer the questions below:

Name: *
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Pretend that you are writing your Favorite Thing Paper about Freshman Technology Class (That IS your favorite thing, right?). After summarizing your research, you write the following sentences into your paper: "Students in Mr. Burkhard’s Freshman Technology class are required to complete a 2-3 page research paper. For this paper, Mr. Burkhard indicates that students must cite all of their sources." You got this information from the FAVORITE THING RESEARCH PAPER ASSIGNMENT SHEET. Using, create a SOURCES PAGE CITATION of that webpage. PASTE that citation in the space below. *
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INLINE CITATIONS are always in the format of (AUTHOR, DATE) or (TITLE of ARTICLE, DATE). In the space below, write the INLINE CITATION for your sentence above. *
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