Writing Question

For this assignment you will create TWO Outlines: a sentence outline and then you will expand the sentences into paragraphs to create a Paragraph outline, which is similar to a preliminary draft of the essay. It includes key paragraphs that will help build the final essay due in Week 3.

Review the grading rubric here;:

Sentence Outline
  1. Thesis sentence (main idea)
  2. Summary sentence
  3. Introduction of authors evidence (quote)
  4. Introduction of authors writing strategy (quote)

Your Response to the Author and Position on the Topic

  1. Introduction of why you agree or disagree
  2. Introduce a source from library that supports your view
  3. Describe the author’s audience and a possible opposing view
  4. Conclusion (summarize main points of essay and your response)
Paragraph Outline

This section requires 8 paragraphs. Each paragraph should be 5-8 sentences.

  1. Introduction and end with the thesis sentence (main idea) from above
  2. A full summary of the article
  3. Analyze what evidence the author makes his or her point. Use a quote.
  4. Analyze what rhetorical mode or strategydescription, compare and contrast, definition, cause and effectuses and how this supports his or her message.

Your Response to the Author and Position on the Topic

  1. Present your viewpoint and evidence that supports it.
  2. Introduce a source from the library that supports your view. Respond to it.
  3. Describe the author’s audience and one possible opposing point. Counterargue that point.
  4. Conclude the essay and why others should adopt your view.
Criteria for Success:
  • Revise your introduction from your Week 2 Discussion. Do not submit the same discussion post. Make substantive changes based on feedback from your instructor and peers.
  • Revise your thesis from the previous week’s work.
  • Review the
  • Craft the two sections for the outline assignment. The paragraph sections will become the major sections of your paper. They should not be thought of as the only body paragraphs you will need.
  • A good outline should also indicate alternate points of view, such as other solutions, other causes, or other effects. Dedicate some time to considering .
  • In your conclusion, indicate why your argument matters to your readers.