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SGarza: APAPaper

Once you have gathered information about your warrior by completing the Annotated Bibliography you will put that information together to develop your argument as to why your warrior would win in a battle. Remember that you need to prove this based on strength, mental acumen, and battle experience, just like the examples we saw in the Deadliest Warrior videos. Use the Purdue OWL Sample APA paper as the model for your paper. Here is a sample paper written by one of my students from another course. Keep in mind that this is just an example of a well written argument paper that correctly follows the APA format. The assignment for this student was not exactly the same as this assignment.

Audience - other students in 1302 classes

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First Draft

Post the first draft of your APA Paper in the designated area on BB. You must have all of these sections to get full credit:

Second Draft

Post the second draft of your APA Paper in the designated area of BB. In this second draft you will add a discussion to explain who you are battling against and why your warrior would beat your opponent. In order to get full credit this time, you must have:

The sources can be from movies, tv, video games, fiction, websites. For example, if you can reference a scene from a movie that illustrates one side winning over another you can use that to back up a claim you are making. Your paper from the first draft may be a bit general, which is common for first drafts. Now you need to make sure that you put in the support that you need to make your argument a strong one.

Here is a link for how to do running head and page numbers (although you may have to find a different one that fits your version of word)


In the appropriate area on BB post feedback for the student who chose your warrior to be their opponent. In other words, since my character is Joan of Arc I would provide feedback for another student who has chosen to pit her warrior against Joan of Arc. That way since I know quite a bit about Joan of Arc I can provide good feedback to the other student as to whether or not the student writer is presenting a good argument. Use the same argument rubric that we used in Unit 1 for the analyses assignments that you did. If your warrior is not chosen by another student, you can choose any student to provide feedback for. Just make sure that it is clear in your posting who you are providing feedback to. This feedback will be used to make improvements to the argument papers for the Final Drafts.

Final Draft In the appropriate area on BB post your final APA report. You must have all of the required elements listed above and your paper must follow the same format as the Purdue OWL Sample APA Paper.

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