Presentation on theme: "Modern Language Association of America"— Presentation transcript:
1 Modern Language Association of America MLAModern Language Association of America
2 MLA Paper Format Double Spaced 1” margins (all 4 sides) Heading of name and course information is at the left marginCenter title 1 double-spaced below name and course informationTHERE IS NOT A TITLE PAGESize 12 fontArial or Times New RomanNo bold or colors
3 MLA BodyPlace author references in (parentheses) with the page number of the referenced materialEX: (Hardman 12-15)Indent the first line of each paragraphExplanatory notes are listed at the bottom of the pageExplain points discussed in the body of the paperUse superscript (raised number) to signal that a explanatory note exists
4 MLA Body, Cont.Indent the first line of each explanatory note ½ inch from the left marginDouble space the noteCan be as foot notes, which are at the bottom of the page ORCan be as end notes, which are at the end of the paper
5 MLA Work CitedAlphabetically lists works (books, journals, or other sources) that are used in your paperList work by each author’s last nameItalicize or underline the title of the workWorks cited is on a separate numbered pageCentered title, “Works Cited”1” marginsDouble spacedDO NOT indent the first line, only the subsequent lines
6 Header and Footers Text at the top of each page Print ½” from the top of the pageIncludes your page headingNameTeacherClassDateText at the bottom of each pagePrint ½” from the bottom of the pageIncludes your explanatory notes
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