Day 25: Abstracts and Conclusions in a Research Paper

Today our lesson consists of two parts. In the first part you will learn about the Abstracts written at the beginning of a Research Paper. The second part is devoted to Conclusions.

First and Foremost:  

Answer the following questions:

--What is the purpose of an abstract?
--At which stage of your writing process do you usually start writing an abstract?
--How is an abstract different form a summary?  

Part One--Abstracts

Abstracts PPT

OWL Purdue APA Formatting

Sample Abstracts Worksheet

Part Two--Conclusions in a Research Paper

Conclusions PPT

Conclusions Activity


Continue working on your research paper. Your ready detailed outlines should be in your Dropbox folders by this date.

Good luck with your papers!! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me and see me in my office during my office hours!