Thursday, May 3, 2007

Paper Outline

Outline

I. Introduction
A. Attention-getter
1. we must take other steps, such as increasing conservation, developing an ethanol industry, and increasing CAFE standards if we are to make our country safer by cutting our reliance on foreign oil

B. Preview main points
1. The history of Ethanol.

2. Some drawbacks of ethanol.

3. Why ethanol Is an evermore probable solution to the oil crisis. _______________________________________________________________________() C. Thesis statement
1. Ethanol is a good alternative to the gorwing issue og petroleum. _______________________________________________________________________
II. Body
A. Body paragraph #1
1. The history of Ethanol
a. _____________________________________________________________________
2.Ethanol is a flex fuel made from corn, a reusable energy source.
a. ______________________________________________________________________
b. The sugars are harvested from corn and used to feed microbes, which then release ethanol and carbon dioxide. ______________________________________________________________________
c. ______________________________________________________________________
d. ______________________________________________________________________
3. Ethanol became more popular in the eighties, but still did not have a large following. ______________________________________________________________________
f. ______________________________________________________________________
B. Body paragraph #1
1. Topic sentence
a. _____________________________________________________________________
2. Supporting details (proof of topic sentence; be specific with details and have enough information)
a. ______________________________________________________________________
b. ______________________________________________________________________
c. ______________________________________________________________________
d. ______________________________________________________________________
e. ______________________________________________________________________
f. ______________________________________________________________________

C. Body paragraph #1 (third proof of your thesis statement)
1. Topic sentence
a. _____________________________________________________________________
2. Supporting details (proof of topic sentence; be specific with details and have enough information)
a. ______________________________________________________________________
b. ______________________________________________________________________
c. ______________________________________________________________________
d. ______________________________________________________________________
e. ______________________________________________________________________
f. ______________________________________________________________________
III. Conclusion
A. Re-state thesis
1. ________________________________________(Transition sentence goes here) B. Review main points
1. _______________________________________________________________________
2. _______________________________________________________________________
3. _______________________________________________________________________(Transition sentence goes here) C. Attention-"goer" (sometimes called the "clincher")
1. _______________________________________________________________________





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1 comment:

Mr. Hatten said...

D -- I sure enjoyed having you in class this year. Have a great summer