Cause and effect essays are quite common in academic writing, as your professors will often want you to explore relationships between events. You’ll likely encounter some kind of cause and effect assignment in many of your courses.
Below, you’ll see a sample cause and effect essay from an educational psychology class, which was submitted in APA 7th edition format. Key elements of the cause and effect style have been noted for you.
Just click on the image below to open a PDF of the sample paper.