ANALYTICAL ESSAY

ANALYTICAL ESSAY

DUE IN 48 HOURS

3 TO 5 PAGES

THE BOOK, INSTRUCTIONS, AND OTHER RESOURCES ARE ATTACHED

MUST BE IN APA FORMAT VERSION 7

APA Formatting version 7

Perdue Owl

*Use First-person pronouns rather than third-person — We conducted an experiment or I conducted. —-NOT The authors conducted……. (but limit use of “I” as much as possible)

*Use active voice when stressing the actions of the research — We asked participants questions

Rather than: The participants have been asked….

*Passive voice when stressing the recipient of object of the action —-The tests were inconclusive

Rather than: We found the text inconclusive

*Clear, Concise and to the point

Essay should be: Typed, double-spaced, have 1” margins, use 10-12 pt standard text (Times New Roman), printed on standard (8.5×11) paper

*Every page should include: page number in upper right hand corner of page

*Four components of the paper: Title page, Abstract, Body,

Title page: page number, Title (in upper half of the page, centered name (no title or degree academic department, course, instructor, date (due date, not date paper is written)

Abstract –page number, “Abstract” centered and bolded at the top of page. Write a 150-250 word summary of your paper in an accurate, and concise manner. (Do not indent on the abstract page) At the end of the abstract list a short list of keywords (italic “keywords” and indent). Keywords will be words you’ve used a lot throughout the paper.

*APA uses a system of five heading levels

Level 1 Centered, Bold, Title Case Heading (text begins a new paragraph)

Level 2 Flush left, bold, title case heading (text begins as new paragraph)

Level 3 Flush left, bold italic, title case heading (text begins as a new paragraph)

Level 4 Indented, bold, title case heading, ending with a period (text begins on same line and continues as a regular paragraph

Level 5 Indented, bold italic, title case heading, ending with a period (text begins on the same line and continues as a regular paragraph) – Basically each paragraph will have header

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