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1 MLA FORMAT REVIEW PLEASE HAVE YOUR AGENDA BOOK! 11A

2 MLA FORMAT: Running Header 1.Select Insert 2.Select header 3. Select # for page (to the right) 4. Type your last name and a space 5. Close header (left hand corner) 11A

3 MLA FORMAT: SET MARGINS/FONT/SPACING  SET MARGINS-  Page Layout  Margins  1 inch all around  SET SPACING-  Paragraph-select arrow in the lower corner  Change spacing to double  FONT STYLE & SIZE-  Times New Roman  12 pt. 11A

4 MLA FORMAT: Double Spacing & Header 1. Select Page Layout 2. Click on gray arrow in corner of paragraph 3. Line spacing-select double-USE TRIPLE SPACING FOR TURN IT IN COPIES: Select Multiple Change it to 3  Type YOUR NAME  Teacher’s Name Ms. Schaner  Class Name & hour Engl. 11A 5th  Date (in MLA format) 21 Sep (will change to date you complete the paper before final printing) 11A

5 MLA FORMAT: TITLE  Type your title (or at least a temporary one)  Center your title  Hit enter and make sure you set layout back to the left before continuing.  SAVE TO YOUR H:DRIVE and/or google drive 11A

6 MLA FORMAT: WORKS CITED  Hit Control Enter at the same time to add a new page  Do it again (you should see page 3 listed in the upper corner)  Type the words-  Work Cited  Center it  Realign to the left  SAVE TO YOUR H:DRIVE or google drive 11A

7 DOUBLE CHECK-MLA FORMAT  Header (last name and page #)  Heading: Student Name Teacher Name Course Title Date (day month (ABBREVIATED) year  Double space whole thing  No extra spaces between paragraphs  Works Cited is a separate page, but continues the page numbers 11A

8  Review paper expectations  Review COW rules & assigned laptop #’s  Begin drafting-INTRODUCTION  Have multiple backup plans for saving and continued work. (google.docs, travel drive, , h:drive/webportal, etc.)  Please be responsible and professional.  INTRODUCTION DUE BY END OF CLASS!

9 Works Cited & In-text Citations  Works Cited-Use a work in an anthology in your agenda book to cite the text.  Direct quotes must be typed exactly  Use signal phrases-do NOT just “plunk” in!  Cite (in-text and on works cited)any outside sources you use or references/quotes you incorporate  Cite as a play-use author’s last name, page # and line #  See example next slide 11A

10 ESSAY WORK!  IN-TEXT CITATIONS must contain the author’s last name and the line number(s) of the quote in parenthesis.  Use quote marks for exact words-make sure you type them accurately.  Paraphrases still need citations!  Smooth in quotes do not DROP IN!  TITLE OF THE PLAY SHOULD BE IN ITALICS.  AVOID “I” AND “you”  Avoid CONTRACTIONS  EXPLAIN!!


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