Session 13: The APA Academic Essay -The Second Draft

We had another writing workshop day where we reviewed writing strategies to finish writing your first draft. There was a focus on APA in-text citations, strong topic sentences, and exploring writing more descriptive sentences.

Alex Essay Writing Tool Step 10 – Revising

Here are convenient videos on how you can do track changes for your second draft, so you can send me a clean copy attached:

Do WAVE for your second draft!

W = Put your paper through 2nd Draft APA Essay Write & Improve

A = APA Style -Owl Purdue

V = Veritus Certify! Check against Plagiarism -Leander Hughes

E = Check all Explanations attachments below for draft one and email it to me.

Explanations” Attachments:



AEW2_Final Draft_Sample_Same as Session 10 Synthesized Notes



Homework due via email (Sending earlier than the deadline is great for quicker feedback to you!):

New Deadline due via email 11/13/2023 by 7 PM: Write and edit all of the 2nd draft!

1. Using your ideas from the five questions you have made and five articles you have taken notes on, write the introduction of your essay Please remember to follow:

   A). the formatting guidelines provided by the APA Style Guideline Overview attached.

   B). the organization of an essay with topic sentences that support each paragraph based on what you learned in class.

2. Your paper needs to be typed with double-spaced lines, and at least 900 words, so please use the word count tool in Microsoft Word and type the word count number at the end of your paper before the Sources Cited section like this:

Word Count: 935 

3. Please make sure that your name, draft number, AEW course name, date, and title are in the attachment file  like this: 

‘Your Name’_AEW1_2nd Draft

4. An option to do Write & Improve practice essay:

 1. Please follow the instructions as best you can following one of the five essays you chose to write this quarter. You can write again and again following the guidance to improve your score. All essays are due on 11/20/2023.

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