Workshop 09: APA Formatting -The 2nd Draft
Summary: We reviewed your drafts with WAVE. Then, I met with each of you and advised you about any formatting or citation issues. Finally, we got back, and I explained the homework.
“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.”~Robert Frost
Seaburn, C. (2020, May ??). How to format your paper in APA style in 2021 [Video].
Youtube: Smart Student.
Do WAVE for your essay before emailing your 2nd draft!
W = Put your paper through one of the webpages for APA Essay Write & Improve
V = Veritus Certify! Check against Plagiarism -Leander Hughes
E = Check all Explanations attachments below for draft one and email it to me.
Homework due via email (Sending earlier than the deadline is great for quicker feedback to you!):
Due via email 10/30/2023 by 7 PM:
1. Please remember to follow:
A). The formatting guidelines are provided by the quick APA Style guidelines attached.
B). the organization of an essay with topic sentences that support each paragraph based on what you learned in class with in-text citations.
C). When you send your paper, please send a clean paper and accepting all track changes. Feel free to delete my comments because I have a copy.
2. Your paper needs to be typed with double-spaced lines, and between 1,200-1,500 words now, 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: 1,235
3. Please make sure that your name, draft number, AEW course name, date, and title are in the attachment file like this:
4. An option to do Write & Improve practice essay: The five improved essays are due by 11/20/2023.
You can get feedback and editing to improve your writing as much as you like and please improve the essay by rewriting it. Our goal for this class is the B2 level. However, if you get a C1, why not challenge to try to get a C2? Could you please do at least one entry on the essay topic you would like to write about in detail? Here is the convenient link: