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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.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 2–3 hours
  • 9 pages
Audio

This lesson does not contain audio.

Tasks
  • free writing
  • writing explanation
  • writing tips
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • writing practice
  • comprehension check-in
  • discussion questions
  • writing challenge
Vocabulary
  • outline
  • spontaneous
  • bullet
  • thesis
  • body
  • informal
  • alphanumeric
  • subdivide
  • first draft
  • expository