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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.