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CITING SOURCES - CITATION GUIDE TO MLA 8/ NOODLE TOOLS: Creating and using Outlines

Creating your Outline

Why an Outline?

An outline organizes your information in complimentary ways because it shows both:

  1. The logical progression from your introduction/beginning through a conclusion/end in support of your overarching thesis.
  2. The hierarchical relationships between topics and subtopics, main points and supporting evidence, abstract ideas and concrete details.