COM 172 Week 4 Rough Draft
Resources: University of Phoenix Material: Thesis Statement and Outline and the Center for Writing Excellence
Review the APA guidelines at the Center for Writing Excellence.
Write a draft of at least 900 words that includes your introduction, body, and conclusion. (Note. Your final essay, due in Week Five, will be 1,450 to 1,700 words.)
- Develop an introductory paragraph, which includes your thesis statement.
- Develop topic sentences and appropriate types of supporting paragraphs for the body of your essay. Use your topic outline in University of Phoenix Material: Thesis Statement and Outline from Week Three as a guide.
- Develop a concluding paragraph to sum up the main ideas of your entire paper. Avoid adding any new information into the concluding paragraph.
- Include appropriate transitions within and between paragraphs.
Format your rough draft consistent with APA guidelines.
Submit a copy of your rough draft to WritePoint® and to the Plagiarism Checker in the Center for Writing Excellence for review.
Post your rough draft as well as results from WritePoint® and the Plagiarism Checker as a single attachment for instructor feedback.
Review the additional resources from the Center for Writing Excellence for further support: