Draft of Introduction and Literature Review Follow the directions below for the completion of the introduction and literature review draft assignment.
Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to begin drafting your academic argumentative research paper. Description: In this assignment, you will first write your literature review; then, you will write your introduction. The following details are requirements of the assignment: Introduction (9-12 well-developed sentences/approximately 350 words): ” The following components must be included in the introduction (in the following order).
Sentence 1: Introduce the general topic
Sentence 2: Pro side (general)
Sentence 3: Con side (general)
Sentence 4: Narrow the scope (1)
Sentence 5: Examples of the narrowed topic
Sentence 6: Narrow the scope (2)
Sentence 7: Specific controversy
Sentence 8: Pro side (specific)
Sentence 9: Con side (specific)
Sentence 10: The thesis Literature Review (800-900 words): For details about the structure of the literature review, you will want to review Literature review preface: This paragraph acts as a guide to what the reader can expect in the literature review. Literature review body: This section includes three to four body paragraphs that discuss the history, terminology, and both sides of the controversy (pro and con).
Literature review conclusion: The conclusion signals that the literature review is ending, but it also acts as a kind of preface for the body of the paper by restating the thesis statement and establishing your argument once again. Demonstrate how to summarize and paraphrase source materials. Demonstrate the avoidance of plagiarism through proper use of APA citations and references for all paraphrased and quoted material. Note: The conclusion is not presented in this example; however, the literature review conclusion is a requirement of the assignment.