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Resources for Writers: Outlines

How to Choose a Resource

A globe Great for most writers, especially those in English 10, 20, 30 or above

The letters a, b, and c in a small box Perfect for  English 10 and anyone learning a new writing skill  Good for students in English 10, 20, 30 or higher who do not use English as a first language A book under a magnifying glass Resources for students writing research papers and other upper-level assignments

Outlining Your Paper

Writing a paper is like building a house: you have to have a plan! These resources give you strategies for how to take your ideas and organize them into an outline for your assignment.

Outlines at NorQuest

Students taking English 2550 at NorQuest College are assigned an outline for their research papers. Take a look at this sample assignment from the Library website and see how some NorQuest students learn to outline their ideas.

Want more resources?

Try looking through the subject guides on NorQuest Library's website! Find more writing resources and get information specific to your course or program in these collections managed by librarians and tutors.