Outline Writing Intro Lesson: Outlines are like Recipes (2 Days)

Outline Writing Intro Lesson: Outlines are like Recipes (2 Days)
Outline Writing Intro Lesson: Outlines are like Recipes (2 Days)
Outline Writing Intro Lesson: Outlines are like Recipes (2 Days)
Outline Writing Intro Lesson: Outlines are like Recipes (2 Days)
Outline Writing Intro Lesson: Outlines are like Recipes (2 Days)
Outline Writing Intro Lesson: Outlines are like Recipes (2 Days)
Outline Writing Intro Lesson: Outlines are like Recipes (2 Days)
Outline Writing Intro Lesson: Outlines are like Recipes (2 Days)
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A good recipe gives us directions in a set order, using the perfect amount of detail to make cooking easy... and a good outline makes drafting an essay simple, too! Teach a formal prewriting method with this 2-day lesson set.

Use this easy simile to teach your students what an outline is, what it looks like, and how it organizes main vs. supporting details. This handout can be used as two 45-minute lessons, activities for mini-lessons, or a writer’s workshop tool just to differentiate for the students who need it.

This 2-day lesson covers three main concepts:
• What an outline is (and what it should look like)
• How to write a strong outline
• How to USE a finished outline (and "convert" it into your rough draft)

This handout (both PDF and editable PPT files) is applicable to argumentative OR informative essays and was designed as an introduction for students who have not been taught this content before, but it also serves as a great review lesson for older students, or for any learner who just needs to hear something multiple times.

{Check out the PREVIEW for close-up images of the different steps of the lesson!}

NOTE: This product is INCLUDED in my Five Paragraph Essay BUNDLE and is also featured in my Essay Mega Bundle! Check it out to save big!

Check out the other lessons in the series!
• FREE: Conclusions are like Dessert to get an idea of what this lesson series is like!
Introductions are like Free Samples
Thesis Statements are like Menus
Body Paragraphs are like Courses
Evidence is like Seasoning: Writing Lesson
Transitions are like Waiters
Proofreading is like Checking your Teeth
Formatting is like Setting the Table

Last File Update: October 2017

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