Use facial expressions
Say "um" and "uh"
One tone; one speed
Begginning, Middle, End
Introduction, Body, Conclusion
Top, Middle, Bottom
None of the these choices
Using visual aids
Reading from complete text
Outline pages are numbered with small roman numerals (i., ii., etc.).
Outline is written in complete sentences.
Outline begins with thesis and uses standard format.
Outline only needs content. It does not need MLA citations.
Writer’s name and page number are typed ½” from top of each page.
Set one inch margins at the top, bottom, and on both sides.
Footnotes should be present at the bottom of every page.
Make it longer.
Shorten the length of your paper.
Announce your main topic
Identify a topic
Write a thesis statement
Locate a quiet place to write your paper.
Ask a friend for help.
A good topic question helps the writer focus.
A good topic question leads directly to the thesis statement.
A good topic question is the answer to your thesis.
A good topic question guides research.
When forming a question, it does not matter if the necessary resources are available. It makes sense to research any topic imaginable because we have unlimited access to the internet.
It does not matter how broad a topic question is.
It does not matter how narrow a topic question is.
A topic question can be broadened by relating it to broader issues.
States the main idea of the essay in a complete sentence, not in a question
Is usually at the end of an introduction
States an opinion or attitude on a topic. It doesn’t just state the topic, itself.
Directly announces your main topic.
In this essay, I am going to discuss the effects of long-term drug abuse.
Long-term drug abuse can have disastrous effects on one's marriage, career, and health.
The large influx of people to California has had major effects on the state.
The large influx of people to California has had major effects on the ability of the state to provide housing, electricity, and jobs for all residents.
I learned to play many musical instruments when I was young.
Learning to play many musical instruments when I was young helped me to become a more intelligent and well-rounded person.