Sample MLA format papers

MLA Format Downloads

November 10, 2016
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If you need more than one MLA format download then click on the very last download. That Full MLA sample paper contains the three most common pages. You can delete any pages you don’t need, and you can print out your outline separately if you need it. The outline must remain separate since the header is different than the others.

If you only need one of the four MLA sample pages then click the appropriate download below.

Sample MLA Format Essay Page Only

MLA Essay Page w/Directions      MLA Essay Page

This is the most commonly used MLA sample paper. Most teachers give assignments needing only this one type of MLA formatting. 

Sample MLA Format Works Cited Page

MLA Works Cited Page w/Directions      MLA Works Cited page

The works cited page can be tricky. When you have a works cited page, in-text citations are required within the content of your essay. The MLA format template w/directions will walk you through what to do. 

Sample MLA Format Cover Page

MLA Cover Page

This MLA sample paper is so simple we didn’t make a directions page. Replace our place holders and you’re done.

Sample MLA Format Outline Page

MLA Outline Page w/Directions      MLA Outline Page

This page cannot be incorporated into the same document as the others. The header is different and Microsoft Word won’t allow multiple types of headers in one document. You'll have to create and print this page separately.

Complete MLA Format Sample Paper Without Outline

Full MLA Paper (No Outline) w/Directions      Full MLA Paper (No Outline)

You will need to fill out and turn in your outline page separately from the rest of your paper. Microsoft Word does not allow two different header types in a single document.