Published on October 17, 2015
For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com CheckPoint: Topic Outline and Working References List Before you write your expository essay, you must organize your ideas. One way to organize content is by creating a formal outline. Normally, an outline organizes only the body of your paper. Although your thesis statement will appear in your introduction when you write the expository essay, include the thesis at the top of your outline. That way, it is easier for you and for your instructor to check for alignment between the thesis and supporting ideas. • Resources: Appendix D, Appendix E, Outlining Strategies, A Pocket Style Manual, and the Axia College Writing Resources Web Site • Due Date: Day 3 [Individual] forum • Read pp. 170-182 in the APA section of A Pocket Style Manual. • Review How to Create a Works Cited or References List at http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/researchroom/workscited/APA_style.asp or Documenting Sources at http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/p04_c09_s2.html at the Writing Resources Web site. • Use Appendix D to create a topic outline for your expository essay. • Use Appendix E to create a working references list. • Post Appendix D and Appendix E as attachments.