Revision of Literature Review and Introduction
Follow the directions below for the completion of the introduction and literature.
Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to revise the introduction and literature review of your academic argumentative
research paper, which you created a draft of in Unit IV.
Description: In this assignment, you will revise the introduction and literature review that you wrote for the Unit IV
assignment. Revisions must be substantive and should be made in accordance with the professor’s instructions. The
following parts of the assignment must be revised:
Introduction (9-12 well-developed sentences/approximately 350 words): For more details about what is expected for each
of the following sentences, please see “Lesson 4: The Introduction.” You may also want to review the “Example
Introduction and Literature Review (with comments).” 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
“Lesson 3: The Literature Review: The Process.” You may also want to review the “Example Introduction and Literature
Review (with comments).” The link is below.
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 the avoidance of plagiarism through proper use of APA citations and references for all paraphrased and
Implement techniques of editing and revising.
Example: Click here to access the example introduction and literature review. Note: The conclusion is not presented in this
example; however, the literature review conclusion is a requirement of the assignment.