Academic Writing Stages


Level: Advanced
Grammar Topic: Functions & Text
Type: Lesson Plans
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Published: 18th Oct 2013

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Stages of Academic Writing

Give each other advice on the process of putting together academic writing.

What could the stages be? What order would you put those stages in?

Put the academic writing stages that you are given in order without looking below.

Compare your ideas with the order below. 

Are there any stages that you would put somewhere else in the process?

Are any of the stages unnecessary? Are any extra stages needed or possible?

What do the stages and their order depend on?

Cards to cut up/ Suggested answers

Decide on an initial idea for a title/ topic

Brainstorm your ideas on the topic

Do background reading on the topic (= Read up on the topic)

Look at the title/ topic again

Brainstorm your ideas on the topic

Organise the ideas into paragraphs/ sections

Write initial ideas for section headings

Get feedback

Write the first draft of the introduction

Written by Alex Case for © 2013

Write the first draft of the body of the piece

Write the first draft of the conclusion

Look for more specific sources for the piece

Write the second draft of the body of the piece

Write the second draft of the conclusion

Write the second draft of the introduction

Get feedback

Finish off the main body

Finish off the conclusion

Finish off the introduction

Make a final decision on the title

Get someone to proofread it for you

Written by Alex Case for © 2013

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