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1 Reports MLA Style

2 MLA Reports – General Guidelines
Should be printed on standard, white 8.5 x 11 inch paper Double space the text Font Style should be legible Font Size is 12 Margins – Left Right Top Bottom all 1 inch

3 MLA Reports –General Guidelines
The first line of each paragraph should be indented – Tab once Create a header that numbers all pages consecutively in the upper right-hand corner One half inch from the top Right aligned

4 MLA reports – First page
In the upper left hand corner list: Your Name Instructors Name The Course (Computer Technology) Date (Spell Out Ex March 11, 2015) Double Space All Text

5 Mla-reports – first page
Double Space after the heading Center the Title Use Title Case (All the Important Words are Capitalized) Use quotation marks and/or italics when referring to other works in your title, just as you would in your text Double Space between the title and the first line of the text.

6 Mla reports first page Create a header in the upper right hand corner that includes: Your Last Name followed by a space with a page number Right Aligned Example: Pitcher 1

7 Mla reports – section headings
Example: 1. Soil Conservation 1.1 Erosion 1.2 Terracing 2. Water Conservation 3. Energy Conservation

8 Mla reports – long quotations
For quotations that are more than four lines of prose or three lines of verse, place quotations in a free standing block of text and omit quotation marks. Start the quotation on a new line –with the entire quote indented one inch from the left margin. Maintain Double Spacing Parenthetical Citations should come after the closing punctuation mark. (citation would go here)

9 Mla report – Work cited On a new page (CTRL + Enter creates a hard page break) Start 1 inch down the key the title Under Line Spacing Select DS and Hanging Indent Works Cited should be in Alphabetical Order

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