I. Individually, take [Eisenstein’s] essay and make an outline below.
[instructors could make this fill-in-the-blanks so that students just focus on identifying and summarizing the topic sentences. Or, students could be asked to make their own organization, and then compare just the shape with other students/the class.]
II. List three methods you used in making your outline. [students should mention things like: “topic sentences,” # of paragraphs, roadmap sentences, “stitching,” identifying “thesis”]
Download: Reading Film Pre-Draft-Formal Outline (PDF)