How to Prepare a MLA Manuscript for High School and College Students

Steps to Prepare a Manuscript for MLA Style

Introduction: It is vital that high school and college English students know how to present their manuscript in MLA (Modern Language Association) style. In my classes, penalties are high for failing to follow MLA manuscript guidelines. There are many sites that give specifics (do a search on MLA style and bibliography), but when I have computers available, here are the steps I have my students follow. I begin with a statement: