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Outlining slavens

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Outlining slavens

  1. 1. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 Why should I create an outline? • Outlines make the writing process more efficient. • Outlines help you include important information. • Outlines organize your work to improve the flow of information within your research paper. 1
  2. 2. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 1/14/13 8th Grade Language Arts Assignments: Agenda: • Literature Circles (W) 1. Outlines • Rough Outline (TH) • Vocab Writing (F) • 10 Sources (F) 2
  3. 3. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 Tip # 1 Place a period after each Roman numeral and letter. I. Early Life A. Birth B. Childhood 3
  4. 4. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 Tip #2 Capitalize the first letter to ALL words in the main topic. I. Early Life Main Topic A. Birth place 4
  5. 5. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 Tip #3 Capitalize ONLY the first letter of the first word of the subtopic. I. Early Life Subtopic A. Birth place 5
  6. 6. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 Tip #4 Line the letters of the subtopics under the first letter of the main topic. I. Early Life A. Birth B. Childhood 6
  7. 7. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 Tip # 5 If you use numbers under the letters, you DO NOT capitalize them. *Unless its a proper noun I. Background Information A. Birth B. Family 1. daughter, Katie 2. brother, Chad 7
  8. 8. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 Tip #6 Skip a line between each main topic (when you begin a new roman numeral). I. Early Life A. Birth B. Childhood Skip this line. II. Education 8
  9. 9. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 Tip #7 If you use a I., you must have a II. You CANNOT just have a I without a II. I. Early Life A. Childhood B. Family life 9
  10. 10. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 Tip #8 8. If you use an A, you must have a B. You CANNOT have an A without a B. I. Early Life A. Birth B. Childhood 10
  11. 11. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 Tip #9 If you use an 1., you must have a 2. I. Background Information A. Birth B. Family 1. daughter, Katie 11
  12. 12. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 Practice Find the errors in the following outline. I How plastic is made A. Melting Recycled Plastic 1. Recycling numbers 2. how recycled plastic compares to traditional plastic Check under here for the answer. I. How Plastic is Made A. Melting recycled plastic 1. recycling numbers 2. how recycled plastic compares to traditional plastic And......its missing a II. and a B. 12
  13. 13. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 And more practice... Rearrange the topics into the correct outline format. I. Types of Guns and Machines the U.S. Used A. Guns 1. machine gun 2. pistol 3. rifle B. Machines 1. U Boats 2. tanks 13
  14. 14. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 More Practice... This outline is about a famous persons life, career/achievements, and other interesting facts. Arrange the information given below. I. Early Life A. Birth B. Childhood C. Family II.Education A. High school B. College III. Later Life A. Retirement B. Death 14
  15. 15. outlining.notebook January 14, 2013 15

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