Standard Outline Form Roman Numerals and Letters Indicate Superiority through Capitals If you have a 1, there is a 2, if you have an “A,” there is a “B”
Reason for Making an Outline An outline gives you a rough guide to writing your paper. You are bringing together a great deal of information into several pages, so your organization is key. You are not bound to your outline for your paper, but it is a place to start.
Standard Outline Form Example Example Example Example Example Example Upper Case Roman Numeral Upper Case Letter Lower Case RN
For This Paper Thesis/Definition of Excellence in Leadership Person/Character/Group #1 Person Character Group #2 Person Character Group #3 Etc. as necessary Person/Character Group #1 (subtitle #1) Paragraph Topic #1 Paragraph Topic #2 Etc. as necessary Person Character Group #2 (subtitle #2) Paragraph Topic #1 Paragraph Topic #2 Etc. as necessary Person Character Group #3 (Subtitle #3) Paragraph Topic #1 Paragraph Topic #2 Etc. as necessary AS MANY ROMAN NUMERALS AS PEOPLE/CHARACTERS/GROUPS OR SUBTITLES YOU ARE PRESENTING Restate your thesis CONCLUSION Summary of people Discuss the importance of leadership Final universal statement
Option to Do as a Popcorn Outline Thesis in the middle Big circles shooting out with your people/characters/groups representing your subtitles. Smaller circles shooting out from each subtitle representing paragraphs under each subtitle. Final circle for the conclusion with circles shooting out with a restatement of your thesis, a discussion on the importance of leadership, and a final universal statement.
P topic #3 P topic #2 P topic #1 P topic #2 P topic #3 P topic #2 P topic #1 P topic #1 P topic #3 Final Universal Statement Summary of people Importance of leadership
Expectations Due Tuesday, April 20, 2010 Topic Outline (do not need full sentences) except for your conclusion Roman Numeral or Circles Must have at least five upper case Roman Numerals or at least four circles off of your thesis.