Practice and Assignments Pre-Writing

Activity: What’s Wrong with This Paragraph?

This activity includes a highly plagiarized paragraph along with the original source material to allow students to identify problem areas. There is an answer key for instructors as well as a “solution” paragraph without plagiarism. Click here for a link to the assignment

Practice Creating an Outline for an APA Style Introduction Based on Notes

This resource helps students practice the process of outlining an APA style Introduction based on notes taken on research articles. It provides note sheets from 8 research articles and a template to help students plan and organize the structure of an APA style Introduction. Please click here for the file.