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Outlining. Why do we outline?. Helps your fluid writing process Helps organize ideas Overview of your paper Shows possible relationships between your ideas Makes sure you have all the information accounted for and in the right spot. Types of Outlines. Formal vs. Informal

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Why do we outline
Why do we outline?

  • Helps your fluid writing process

  • Helps organize ideas

  • Overview of your paper

  • Shows possible relationships between your ideas

  • Makes sure you have all the information accounted for and in the right spot


Types of outlines
Types of Outlines

  • Formal vs. Informal

    • Using the correct introduction and outline skeleton

    • Using indentation and listings

  • Topic vs. Sentence

    • Creates sentence fragments of main words

    • Creates full sentences to organize


How are you outlining
How are you outlining?

  • You will be using a formal outline in a topic matter.

    • This means you will be using the correct notation but only be jotting down key words or phrases to refer back to your note cards.


Main structure of formal outlining
Main structure of Formal Outlining

Note!!

Start with Roman numerals, capital letters, numbers, lowercase numbers, bullets.

In your paper, you should not go any further! You should really stop at numbers on your research paper outline.

All signal beginnings end with a period.

You must indent one more time with each lowering beginning.

It should come in a logical order. Yours will be the order the information appears in your paper! Think of a story – young to old.

I. Main topic

A. Sub-topic of I

1. Details of A

a. Detail of 1

  • Detail of a

  • Different Main Topic

    • Sub-topic of II

      • Details of A

        • Detail of 1

          • Detail of a


Example of an outline
Example of an Outline

I. Foods

A. Meat

1. Beef

a. Roast

b. Seasoned

2. Pork

3. Lamb

4. Steak

B. Vegetables

1. Carrots

2. Lettuce

3. Tomato

4. Potato

C. Breads

1. Pita

a. Sliced

b. Whole

2. Rye

a. Nuts

b. No nuts

3. White


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