A. Formatting Your Paper

SUMMARY:

  • Make sure your paper is formatted appropriately for your audience.
  • Ensure that your paper is formatted to the style your teacher requires. (Some teachers have specific stylistic preferences.) If you’re not sure, then ask.

Make sure that your paper is formatted correctly. Your teacher (or whoever is receiving your paper ultimately) may have some specific guidelines that you’ll need to know. If possible, ask him/her for a sample essay.

Here are some guidelines to help format your paper:

 

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