How is textual evidence used?

How is textual evidence used?

Textual evidence is evidence, gathered from the original source or other texts, that supports an argument or thesis. Such evidence can be found in the form of a quotation, paraphrased material, and descriptions of the text.

What is the purpose of citing evidence?

Citing textual evidence requires students to look back into the text for evidence to support an idea, answer a question or make a claim. Citing evidence requires students to think more deeply about the text, analyze the author, source etc. Students also need to practice finding strong evidence to support their ideas.

What is the concept of referencing?

Referencing means acknowledging your source: in the body of your work (in-text referencing or citation ) AND. linking your citations to your list of works cited (also reference list or bibliography). See the glossary for the full explanation of these terms and the referencing style guides for stylistic information.