Lecture topic: How to format an MLA document header properly.
First look at p.151 in your Pocket Style Manual. Notice that the student’s last name, Daly, appears in the upper right hand corner of the paper, followed by the page number. You cannot simply type this into the text of the paper, for that is not a true doc header. Still, properly formatting one is rather simple; you can learn in a minute or two by following these instructions:
Now you will see that your last name and the page number appear in a rather gray color in the upper right hand corner of your paper. That’s all there is to it. All assignments should include a doc header, no matter what the length of the assignment is.