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Unformatted text preview: K. Sanders ENGL 1301 CREATING AN OUTLINE Before you start writing your paper, create a comprehensive outline. Use complete sentences for the thesis, topic sentences, and conclusion. Use specific examples for supporting paragraphs. This will be submitted with papers 2&amp;4. Example Outline: (Title) Why is English Composition a Requirement? I. Introduction : a. Hook - According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for high school students, at 15.2 percent in October 2007, was more than twice that for college students (5.9 percent). b. Thesis English Composition is important in developing skills that are essential to success in the workforce and are as follows: effective communication skills, reading comprehension, and analytical skills. (NOTICE IVE PROVIDED A FORECAST OF HOW MY PAPER WILL BE ORGANIZED AND THE MAIN POINTS I WILL DISCUSS.) II. Supporting Paragraph 1 : a. Topic Sentence - Effective communication skills are especially important if you want to be successful in the workforce. They affect all aspects of your you want to be successful in the workforce....
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