Você está na página 1de 11

www.myassignmenthelp.

net
Academic
Writing Help
Outline the structure of an academic essay
Outline the structure of an academic paragraph
Identify reasons why it is important to reference sources
Identify and describe the major components of the
academic writing style
Describe a process for academic writing.

Objectives for the workshop
Variety of tasks (reports, essays, case studies, literature reviews, research proposals for example)
1200-3000 words (generally at diploma/bachelor level)
2-3 major assignments per course
What kinds of tasks, how much and
how often?
Content
Research / reading
Analysis
Presentation and referencing
How will it be marked?
Make sure the task is clearly defined, using language that helps students know what they are expected
to produce, when, and why.
Offer an authentic situation, one that provides students with a clear sense of purpose and audience.
If there are specific steps that students need to follow to complete the assignment, make sure to
include them (length, plans to see a thesis statement, notes, and/or draft; plans for conferencing and
peer review, etc.).
Write assignments so that students can understand how their purpose ties into the overall plan for the
course.
If appropriate, include information about how you will respond to the writing assignment and grading
criteria.

General suggestions for planning and
creating writing assignments that work well:
READING LOGS OR COMMONPLACE BOOKS
RESPONSE PAPERS
MICROTHEMES
EXIT/ENTRANCE CARDS
IN-CLASS FREEWRITES
INVENTION TECHNIQUES FOR PREPARING TO WRITE AN ESSAY

Ideas for using writing to learn in the
classroom:
Formal (impersonal, no slang, formal sentence structure)
Reasoned (critical thinking: how and why)
Impartial (gives a balanced point of view, more than one
point of view)
Logical (ideas flow logically from one to another:
signposts, topic sentences and linked
paragraphs)
Structured (keeps to the structure of an essay, report etc)

Supported (evidence and examples, referencing)
Academic writing is:
Essay structure:

What are the main parts of an essay?

Introduction
Body
Conclusion
References
Academic writing is structured
Introduction usually one paragraph
explains what you are writing
about and how you plan to do it

Body A series of paragraphs (80-90%)
of the essay. Gives details/
evidence to answer the question

Conclusion usually one paragraph, briefly
summarises main ideas and
shows you have answered the
question

References list of sources you used
(APA style)
Starting the essay
Developing the essay
Concluding the essay
Before submitting the essay
Writing the Essay Exam
For strategic partnership, please write us at:
support@myassignmenthelp.net
If you are seeking for career in Assignment Help. Please click
here:
support@myassignmenthelp.net
Got idea/suggestion about the website. Please write us at:
support@myassignmenthelp.net
Contact US