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Unformatted text preview: UNDERGRADUATE COOPERATION PROGRAM Subject code: ENGL 1301 Subject name: Composition 1 Instructor: T Minh Thanh, Ph.D. Full name: ________________________ WRITING ASSIGNMENT 1 (5%) OUTLINING Activity 1 : One key to effective outlining is the ability to distinguish between major ideas and details that fit under those ideas. In each of the four lists below, major and supporting items are mixed together. Put the items into logical order by filling in the outline that follows each list. The first list has already been done as example: 1. Thesis statement : My high school had three problem areas. Involved in drugs Leaky ceilings Students Unwilling to help after class Formed cliques Teachers Buildings Ill-equipped gym Much too strict a. Buildings (1) leaky ceilings (2) ill- equipped gym b. Students (1) involved in drugs (2) formed cliques c. Teachers (1) much too strict (2) unwilling to help after class 2. Thesis statement : Working as a dishwasher in a restaurant was my worst job. Ten-hour shifts Heat in kitchen Working conditions Minimum wage Hours changed every week No bonus for overtime Hours Pay Noisy work area a . __________________________________ (1) ______________________________ (2) ______________________________...
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