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How to Write an Outline

In this lesson, students learn the pre-writing technique that comes after brainstorming. Students view some sample outlines and practice writing outlines from a template.

  • outline
  • spontaneous
  • bullet
  • thesis
  • body
  • informal
  • alphanumeric
  • subdivide
  • first draft
  • expository
PDF Content
  • free writing
  • writing explanation
  • writing tips
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • writing practice
  • comprehension check-in
  • discussion questions
  • writing challenge
Task Content
  • Lesson Objective(Reference)
  • Did You Know?(Reference)
  • Warm-Up A(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Warm-Up B(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Informal Outlines(Reference)
  • Practice(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Formal Outlines(Reference)
  • Sample Outline A(Reference)
  • Sample Outline B(Reference)
  • Comprehension Check-In(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Writing Checklist(Reference)
  • Assessment (Open-Ended Questions)