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Reports Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 1

Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 2 MLA Report Formatting Guides 1" top margin Margins 1" side margins

Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 3 MLA Report Formatting Guides Margins At least 1" bottom margin

Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 4 MLA Report Formatting Guides DS all text Indent ¶s 0.5" Spacing

Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 5 MLA Report Formatting Guides Header Writer's name and page number

Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 6 MLA Report Formatting Guides Includes: Writer's name Teacher's name Subject name Date Report Identification

Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 7 MLA Report Formatting Guides Report Title Center aligned

Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 8 MLA Report Formatting Guides Quotations  Quotations of three or fewer keyed lines  Enclose in quotation marks  Key within the paragraph In-Text Citations Citations for references written by one or more authors include the name(s) of the author(s) and page number(s) of the material. “ Quotations of up to three keyed lines are enclosed in quotation marks. Long quota- tions (four or more keyed lines) are left indented ” (Hoggatt, Shank, and Robinson 226).

Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 9 MLA Report Formatting Guides Quotations  Quotations of four or more keyed lines  Key as a separate paragraph without quotation marks  Left indent 1" and DS Most students begin to learn algebra in the middle or junior high school grades. Algebra lets us create and write formulas that are used to solve problems. Algebra is one of the cornerstones of today's technology boom. Without algebra there would not exist a single TV, radio, telephone, microwave oven, or other gadget that makes modern life so comfortable and interesting. Once you learn to use algebra, you will have the opportunity to help design and create the next generation of technology. (Cord Algebra 1 ix) Indent 1"

Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 10 MLA Report Formatting Guides Paraphrased Material  Paraphrased material (not a direct quote)  Key within the paragraph and do not use quotation marks  Include a reference citation In-Text Citations Citations for references written by one or more authors include the name(s) of the author(s) and page number(s) of the material. Quotations of up to three lines are enclosed in quotation marks. Paraphrased material is not enclosed in quotation marks (Hoggatt, Shank, and Robinson 226). In-text citation

Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 11 MLA Report Formatting Guides Works Cited Page Title center aligned References arranged by author name Hanging indent format

Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 12 MLA Report Formatting Guides Title Page Center align all text Title may be in larger font size Writer's name placed near center of page 2" top margin About 1.5" bottom margin Teacher's name Class Date

Copyright 2004 South-Western/Thomson LearningSlide 13 MLA Report Formatting Guides Outline 1" top margin 1" side margins Title center aligned Set tabs to align outline levels