MLA Worksheet #2

MLA Worksheet: Practice Works Cited Page
Creating a Works-Cited Page
Use Microsoft Word to create a works cited page containing the following citations.
go to references tab, under style and make sure that MLA
is selected then click on manage sources
click on new button
select the appropriate type of source from the drop-down menu (book, magazine,
newspaper, etc..), enter in the appropriate information in the data fields, hit Okay – When
you are finished with all of them, go to the bottom of this page, select the references tab,
click on bibliography, select Works Cited from the list. It will create a properly
formatted ‘Works Cited’ page for you.
When you’re finished, save this file to your student folder and then upload it to
1. A book by Robert Akins called Greeks and Romans. It was published by Random House
in Philadelphia in 1987.
2. A book by Henry Goldman and Elizabeth Howard called Ancient Civilizations. It was
published in Philadelphia by Gold House in 1989.
3. An article called “Writing Utensils” in the 5th edition (published in 1985) of the
Encyclopedia of the Mediterranean.
4. An Internet article by Joan Ingram called “The Secrets of the Greeks.” No publishing
date is provided, but it was viewed on 2/2/14 and the URL is
5. A documentary called The Beauty of Greek Architecture. Directed by Alexander Morrow
and produced/distributed by Westing Forge in 2001.
6. An article (book section) by Joshua Smith, Ph. D. called “Those Insufferable Greeks” on
page 201-247 of the book/collection called Infamous World Empires. The collection was
edited by James Wygonik and published by Colonial Press of Denver in 1983. (You will
need to check the box that says ‘show all bibliography fields’ to get the space for
7. A newspaper article by John Xavier called “The Amazing Greek Islands.” The article was
published in the Washington Post on 9/2/05 and started on page D1.
8. An article on pages 24-31 of the magazine 20th Century Travel by Karen Pankratz called
“Destination: Athens.” It was published on March 3rd, 2002.
9. An Internet article with no author called “Famous Greek Battles.” It was published on
June 14, 1999, viewed on January 12, 2004, and the URL is
10. An interview by Frank Templeton with Greg Shepherd about Greek History on July 17,
11. A book section: “By Any Other Name” by Santha Rama Rau, (pgs. 35 – 39). From the
Collegeboard’s textbook, SpringBoard English Language Arts Grade 10 (2014).
12. Website article by Dr. Joshua Smith entitled The Many Uses of Pencils. It was published
March 22, 2000 and viewed August 3, 2014. The URL is
13. Short YouTube video called The Ink of Mystery, directed by Bernard Howard and
starring Kurt Sherman. Distributed by Public Video in November of 2000.
14. A YouTube video titled “Is College Worth It?” by John Green. Uploaded Aug. 21, 2012.
(use ‘electronic source’ For medium, enter YouTube)
Create your Works Cited on the page below: