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Outline

 

I. Intro

A. *(Optional) Attention-getter

B. Relevant Facts: 1 or more s introducing your topic: (Background; Status Quo)

C. Thesis statement (What should the reader know/think/do after reading your paper?):

____________________________________________________________________.

 

II. Body

A. Topic sentence that identifies main point:

____________________________________________________________________.

1. Support (specific): ____________________________________________________________________

2. Support (specific): ____________________________________________________________________

B. Topic sentence that identifies main point:

____________________________________________________________________.

1. Support (specific): ____________________________________________________________________

2. Support (specific): ____________________________________________________________________

C. Topic sentence that identifies main point:

____________________________________________________________________.

1. Subpoint: Sentence that identifies subpoint: ____________________________________________________________________.

a. Support: ____________________________________________________________________

b. Support: ____________________________________________________________________

2. Subpoint: Sentence that identifies subpoint: ____________________________________________________________________.

a. Support: ____________________________________________________________________

b. Support: ____________________________________________________________________

 

III. Conclusion

Leave the reader thinking without introducing new ideas.

 

*C is a model for a point with subpoints.