MLA – Format


Paper:        All essays must be typed on an 8 x 11 piece of white paper


Spacing:     All essays must be double-spaced


Fonts:         The acceptable fonts are Palatino. Times New Roman, Arial, and Helvetica in 12 point


Header:      Your last name and page number appears ˝ ” from the top in the right corner of all pages


Heading:    On the first page only, the heading begins 1” from the top of the page flush with the left margin – include your first and last name, your teacher’s name, the class and period, and finally the date written as day month year (do not use commas) (ex: 23 10 03)


Title:           Under the heading, your paper’s title is centered on the page and typed in the same font and size as the rest of the paper. (note: unless identifying a literary work, your title should NOT be underlined, bold faced, italicized, or typed in all caps)





                                                                                Wackinfuss 1

Joe Wackinfuss   


Mr. Dubil


language arts 3rd


22 / 01 / 07


                Comparing and Contrasting Red to Blue


                Have you ever notice the difference between red and blue?