All take-home papers for the Upper School English Department should follow MLA style formatting and documentation. All take-home papers should have: MLA Style Margin, Line Spacing, and Font Settings MLA style requires you to have one-inch margins on every side of your paper. That means that there is one inch of space between the text and the edge of the paper. You will probably want to sent one-inch margins as the default on your computer; most computers are set at 1.25" or 1.50" as the default. You can check your settings by going to "Page Set Up" (on your File menu), which displays margin information. MLA style also requires all papers to be double-spaced. To set spacing, look in the "Paragraph" section of your "Format" menu. All spacing should be double-spaced, including the space between your first page heading items, between the title and the first paragraph, and between paragraphs. Use a readable, 12-point font that looks like a typeface you might find in a book. Do not use
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