Now that you have had the chance to learn about cause and effect essays, it’s time to see one in practice. Below, you’ll see a traditional or typical sample cause and effect essay from a beginning writing class. In this assignment, the student was asked to write a cause and effect essay on a topic he chose and to follow APA 7th edition guidelines for the essay.
Click the image below to open a PDF of the sample paper. The sample contains notations about the strategies and techniques the author used in this essay.