MLA Papers (Step-by-Step)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson
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Topic

0

Introduction

 

MLA: Initial Formatting

1

Create a Google Doc

2

Check Your Settings

3

Delete and Backspace

4

Create a Header

5

Top-Left Corner

6

Write Your Title

7

Works Cited Heading

  1st Body Paragraph

8

Types of Paragraphs

9

Sandwich Paragraphs

10

What is Evidence?

11

Start Your Research

12

First Source in Works Cited Page

13

Identify Your Evidence

14

Add a Signal Phrase

15

Add a Topic Sentence

16

Wrap it Up

17

Transition Phrases

18

Don't Teach Me, Persuade Me

19

Use Words That Sell

43

More Common Mistakes

29

Omit needless words

30

Start cutting

31

Put emphatic words at the end of a sentence.

32

Mismatch Problems

32

Cut the Fluff

34

Rhetorical Questions

35

Get rid of the "I"

36

Numbers, Em-dashes, and Ellipses

 

2nd Body Paragraph

20

Your Second Body Paragraph

 

3rd Body Paragraph (with Block Quote)

21

Third Body Paragraph

22

Format your block quote

23

How to use "qtd. in".

 

Logical Order

24

Put your paragraphs in a logical order.

 

Introduction

25

Write Your Introduction

27

Parallel Construction in Your Introduction

 

Conclusion

26

Write Your Conclusion

28

Parallel Construction in your conlcusion

 

Format Works Cited Page

38

Clean up your Works Cited Page

   
 

Final Formatting

40

Double-Check Your Citations

41

Clean Up Your Signal Phrases

42

Clean Up Your Block Quote

39

Clean Up Your Spacing