Writing for Publication: Transitions and Tools that Support Scholars’ Success - Mary Renck Jalongo, Olivia N. Saracho 2016
Template for the Practical Article
From Professional Experience to Expert Advice
Conference Proposals and Article Types
Practical articles often follow a format that writers can follow to arrive at a first draft. The key to producing a draft is called the pronouncement paragraph (Kirszner & Mandell, 2010). As the name suggests, it announces the purpose of the article, your perspective on the topic, the scope of what will be included, and the sequence of the main headings. The pronouncement paragraph previews the entire article for the reader early in the manuscript.
Activity 6.5: Drafting the Pronouncement Paragraph
Use the strategy below to draft a pronouncement paragraph for a practical article.