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SAC 2021: What are Scholarly Articles

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

Scholarly articles usually follow a very specific structure; once you get used to the formula, it's pretty easy to recognize the pieces of a scholarly article. Let's take a look at what makes up a scholarly article: what are the elements that you can identify? Follow the tutorial below and make notes on your worksheet about the different parts of a scholarly article. 

Elements of a Scholarly Source

Elements of Your Source

  • Author
  • Publication/Authority
  • References
  • Figures/Charts/Graphs
  • Tone/Vocabulary
  • Bias
  • Evidence

Scholarly Article vs Paper for School

  • How will the paper that you write for SAC be similar to a scholarly article?


  • How will it be different?