APA Scavenger Hunt Template
Student Name: Dyanne Hernandez Date: 03/16/2014
1. Carefully read the APA Scavenger Hunt Guidelines found in Doc Sharing. This provides specific details on how to complete this assignment.
2. Rename this document by clicking “Save As.” Change the file name so it reads Your Last Name APA Scavenger Hunt.docx. For example, if your last name is Smith, type “Smith APA Scavenger Hunt.docx”.
3. Save the document in a file format compatible with Microsoft Word 2010 or later.
4. Type your name and date at the top of this template.
5. Type your answers directly on the template. Follow all instructions. Save frequently to prevent loss of ...view middle of the document...
at the top, bottom, left, and right for the body and the reference page. | p. 229, 8.03 | |
4. Line spacing and typeface: What line spacing should be used for the title, body of the paper, and references?What is the preferred typeface and size?(6 points answer, 4 points location) | Double space between all tect lines of the manuscript. Double space after every line in the tilte, headings, footnotes, quotations, references, and figure captions. The preferred typeface and size is Times new Roman, with 12-point font size. | p. 229, 8.03 | |
5. Headings: What are headings and how are they formatted? (6 points answer, 4 points location) | The use of headings is to effectively organize ideas within a study as well as separation to highlight important items within sections. Concise headings help the reader anticipate key points and track the development of your argument. (). Level 1 heading is centered, boldface, uppercase and lowercase heading, level 2 heading is flush left, boldface, uppercase and lowercase, level 3 heading is indented, boldface, lowercase paragraph heading ending with a period, level 4 heading is indented, boldface, italicized, lowercase paragraph heading ending with a period. Level 5 heading is indented, italicized, lowercase paragraph-heading ending with a period. Each section starts with the highest level of heading. | p. 62-63, 3.03 | |
6. Commas: Where are commas used in separating the following words in a series within a sentence? After explaining the rule, demonstrate correct comma use by retyping the words below in the answer block. height width or depth(6 points answer, 4 points location) | Commas are used between elements (including before and or) in a series of three or more items, to set off a nonessential or nonrestrictive clause, to separate two independent clauses joined by a conjunction, to set off the year in exact dates, to set off the year in parenthetical reference citations, and to separate groups of three digits in most numbers of 1,000 or more. Height, width, or depth | p.88, 4.03 | |
| Citations, Quotations, and Reference List |
7. Citations: What is a citation? How is it formatted? When do you use “and” to join the authors and when do you use “&” to join the authors in a citation?(10 points answer) | A citation is a critical part of the writing process, which helps readers, place your contributions in context by citing the researchers who influenced you. Citation of an article implies that you have personally read the cited work. Each reference cited in the text must appear in the reference list, and each entry in the reference list must be cited in text. Precede the final name in a multiple-author citation in running text by the word and. In parenthetical material, in tables and captions, and in the reference list, join names by an ampersand (&) | p. 169p. 174, 6.11p. 175, 6.12 | |
8. Quotations: How are quotations formatted? How are...