How to Cite Sources:  3 Ways

Parenthetical Referencing:

a.       Direct Quote – Write the quote EXACTLY!

b.      Embedded Quote – write your opinions + part of
                                   a direct quote.

c.        Paraphrase – Put the information in your own

Direct – “Single sex classrooms can make it easier for teachers to match their instructional style to the behavioral characteristics of the students” (Single-Sex Classrooms, Oh NO!).


Embedded – Single-sex classrooms may not be for everyone, but they may benefit “low income students” (Flannery).


Paraphrase – When boys are separated from girls, they act differently (Kirschenbaum, Boyd).