Writing an Outline of a Term Paper Can Really Help You Write a Great Paper
July 19th, 2010
Outline Term Papers Are Great Tools For Writing The Best Papers Possible
I have such a hard time focusing. I really do think it’s attention deficient disorder at times. My mind seems to race and I always have a million things going through my head. I have always been good at writing papers but lately that too was not coming very easily. I would sit down and the words would no longer come to me. I even had a really hard time focusing on reading. I finally couldn’t take it anymore and went to see a doctor on it. She told me I was suffering from acute anxiety and that she could give me a some medication to calm me down. I had never been very good at taking meds. In fact I have always been more of a naturalist. My number one concern were my grades in particular focusing on writing my term and research papers. I finally talked to my English teacher about the problems I was having. He suggested in order to help me focus I should write an outline term paper.
1.Outline term papers are great tools to help you focus. It is sort of map of your term paper. Clearly label a piece of a paper with paragraphs one- what ever number you think you would have. Then clearly write in the main points that will be made in each paper.
2.Outline term papers can also save you time. If you plug in the citations you will be using in their respective paragraphs you will either be able to write your essay according to the citation or vice versa.
3.Make sure you edit your outline term paper. More than likely you will write your term or research paper completely out of your outline. If you make a mistake in your outline than more than likely you will make the same mistake on your paper.
4.A basic term paper includes an introduction body and conclusion. The introduction introduces the paper. This is where you brief mention your main points and your thesis. The body consists of a number of paragraphs. Each main point should receive it’s own paragraph and a version of the thesis should be present in each paragraph. The final paragraph is the conclusion. This is where thesis is mentioned again and all of the points are reiterated.
5.Research is key when trying to writing an outline for a term paper. Really spend some time in the library reading. Read everything you can get your hands on and try and become an expert on it. Some people believe you can research by just skimming different books and journals. Untrue the only way to research is to spend some quality time thoroughly reading.
The outline on term papers really helped me focus and write papers. It was great I was finally able to get some papers done and my grades were back to where they are suppose to be.