Methods for outlining a paper vary by subject and content. Generally, outlining a paper involves deciding on your main topic, choosing subtopics, and listing what information you wish to include with each subtopic. You n... More » Education Writing Academic Essays

To write an outline, choose a thesis, break down your topic into the main ideas and backup each main idea with examples. An outline allows you to organize your thoughts before the writing process begins. More » Education Writing

To write a short sermon outline, start with an introduction telling your congregation what you are covering and why. Then, move on to the main body, where you summarize the sermon's main points. End with a conclusion tha... More » World View Religion Christianity
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