What is this?
A summary of what you’re going to be writing about.
What paragraph is it in?
Where does it go in the intro?
The very last sentence .
How long is it?
ONE SENTENCE LONG (can be connected with a
semicolon or colon if they are used correctly)
be a list of what you are writing about
be in the order that you are writing them in
be in your outline, rough draft, and final draft
I AM GIVING THIS TO YOU!!!!
Thesis: The births of some famous people, a
few historical events, along with some
miscellaneous information, make (Your
birthday here) a significant day in history.
What is this?
A way to plan your paper before you begin writing it.
What does it do?
Helps you figure out the order of your paper and if you
have enough info for everything.
Why do I need this?
Planning = better writing. Also lets you see if you need
to do any more research.
How do I make one?
You don’t have to- I’ve done it for you!
MUST use the outline provided for you
Fill in the blanks with your information.
MUST outline ALL support paragraphs
4 famous people
2 US/world events
2 misc. (can be combined into one paragraph
MUST provide AT LEAST 3 broad facts
for EACH support paragraph
Broad Fact: not very specific
Examples: career, childhood, date, leaders, popularity, etc.
Are labeled “A”, “B”, “C”, (etc) on outline
Must go through “C” (at least) for EACH support
MUST go into detail AT LEAST three
times in outline
Will go under the broad fact it is talking about
These will be numbered “1”, “2”, etc.
MUST go to “2” (at least).
You can go into as much detail as you need
on your outline. This is to help YOU!!!
1. Go to my blog. It will be under
“Thesis/Outline” on the right hand side of
2. Go to the shared drive on a school
computer. Find the folder “Leatherman’s
CP Research”. The document will be in
that folder (“Outline- Practice”).