Reflection: Intrinsic Motivation Learning How To Create An Outline - Section 2: Direct Instruction: Learning The How and Why Of An Outline


One of the biggest challenges with this lesson is having students buy into this. They know why they have to do an outline but the desire to do so is not always there. This lesson is even more challenging so it's direct instruction. To help with this, I constantly remind students that although this step may appear tedious it will help you to create a much stronger rough draft and will make that process so much easier. Since they have to prove a thesis and they know they will be assessed on that part greatly, if they are able to include that information in an outline, they will be able to create a draft that begins to do that.

  Importance Of An Outline
  Intrinsic Motivation: Importance Of An Outline
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Learning How To Create An Outline

Unit 6: Research Paper: Influential Lives Part II
Lesson 11 of 14

Objective: SWBAT learn the format of a formal outline by organizing information and research sources.

Big Idea: The treacherous outline! It makes writing a draft so much easier.

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