North Penn School District Middle School English Department Writing Format Procedures ______ 1. Final draft must be typed. ______ 2. Leave one-inch margins on all sides. ______ 3. Include a proper heading. ______ 4. Avoid contractions except in direct quotations. ______ 5. Avoid abbreviations except for the standard Mr., Mrs., Dr., and Ms. ______ 6. Type the composition number centered at the top of the page. ______ 7. All compositions must contain a title. ______ 8. Capitalize all important words in the title. ______ 9. Do not underline or put the essay title in quotation marks. Do not bold. ______10. Write out numbers up to ninety-nine. ______11. Use one side of paper. ______12. Double space between lines. Do not insert extra spacing between paragraphs. ______13. Indent one standard tab (six spaces). ______14. Use the same size font on the entire paper including the title (12 point) Additional Format Rules as Needed ______15. ______16. ______17. ______18 ______19. ______20.