You will also need to know the following:
MLA format- Modern Language Association- preferred by English teachers/ professors.
font- 12 pt.
Header on right- last name and page #
Put Authors ideas, words or facts in quotation marks.
In-text citation/ parenthetical documentation used for all information gathered from a source.
Evaluate your sources by asking these questions:
- Is the author biased?
- Does the author have credentials?
- Is the article too old to still be relevant?
Works Cited Page must be last page, alphabetized and have hanging indentions.
Transition words: in addition, however, on the other hand….