Writing an Outline

Writing an Outline

Word Count: 2,100     Pages: 13

"A Learning Booklet – Writing an Outline" is a useful guide that presents techniques for writing effective outlines. The booklet details the initial steps for creating an outline as well as the important core concepts for writing an outline. Another helpful section of the booklet includes specific examples of different outlines such as alphanumeric outlines, full-sentence outlines, narrative outlines, and decimal outlines. The booklet concludes with a brief summary of the techniques to use to write an outline and of how important outlines are to achieving a well-written paper.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction - Outlines – An Absolute Necessity
  • Initial Steps – Creating an Approach
  • Collating Materials
  • Research & Note-Taking
  • Determining Angle of Approach
  • Knowing your Audience
  • Developing Your Thesis
  • Building the Outline - Core Concepts
  • Dividing Content
  • Preserving Parallel Structure
  • Specific Outline Samples
  • Alphanumeric Outlines
  • Full Sentence Outlines
  • Decimal Outlines
  • Narrative Outlines
  • In Summary
  • Works Cited

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