MLA Style & Format 8th Edition: Citations, Instructions, Practice, Examples
MLA Format: Teach your students how to cite their sources. Includes practice exercises for writing signal phrases, paraphrases, parenthetical references, and works cited entries. - TeachersPayTeachers.com
One of the shifts of the common core is "Reading, writing and speaking grounded in evidence from text, both literary and informational." Is it always warranted that a student cite using MLA format? No. Teaching students how to informally cite text to support what is explicitly stated and to support inferences is very important as they analyze texts for multiple purposes.
This is a great diagram to have in the classroom to implement scaffolding. Duffy emphasized how important it is to scaffold in the classroom and assist into that transition into independent work. The diagram of I do, We do, You do is a great way to remind the chidlren of this strategy.