After reflection on your midterms and looking at your papers it has become clear that we must take some time to learn how to format your papers. The MLA format will be used in many of your university classes so it is important to start getting used to it now. Today you will work on formatting your paper in MLA style.
Your assignment or today is to look at your typed paper and correct the formatting so it matches MLA format. For this Assignment you will only be looking at the "Format" and "First Page on Your Paper Sections" sections of the MLA Format Checklist below. This will be due next class.
Below are some documents that are going to help you.
In class we are going to review this PowerPoint created by the folks at Purdue OWL. This is a quick breakdown of the formatting and style guide. Today we will focus on the page formatting and the in text citation, however the entire PowerPoint is uploaded for your reading pleasure.
Below is a quick checklist for your formatting needs. From here on in use this checklist to ensure you are using MLA format before you turn in your paper. You can download or view this document in full screen. If you need this printed please let me know. For this Assignment you will only be looking at the "Format" and "First Page on Your Paper Sections"
This last paper gives you a visual look at how to format your paper and what the headings should look like. If you get lost you can always use this.