You have been given 4 outlines attached here. Choose one to follow and to write an essay. Remember that the outline is to be followed to the “T”. Your essay is due on Sunday. I have given you 4 outlines here. You are to choose 1, follow it, an write your essay. Note that you will have a 5 paragraph essay with the talking points that are given in the outline. DO NOT combine topics. Be sure to use Microsoft Word and to have your paper properly headed in MLA format which requires Times New Roman, font size 12 and double spacing. See the syllabus again or Purdue University OWL to help with this. Afterward, attach the assignment here.
Choose one of the following outlines to do the Essay in MLA Page Format:
The Most Interesting Subject
Thesis: The most interesting subject in school is (your choice).
I. Interesting content and/or theories
A. one reason why the content and/or theories make it the most interesting subject
B. another reason why the content and/or theories make it the most interesting subject
II. The application of the information outside the classroom
A. One reason (such as career training) why the application of the information outside the
classroom make it the most interesting subject
B. Another reason (such as solving a social or environmental problem) why the application of the
information outside the classroom make it the most interesting subject
III. The people and/or activities involved in the subject.
A. One reason (such as participating in archaeological digs) why the people and/or activities
involved in the subject make it the most interesting subject.
B. Another reason (such as wildlife observations) why the people and/or activities involved in the
subject make it the most interesting subject.
Concluding statement: (Your choice) is the most interesting subject.
Ways to Cut Expenses
Thesis: The best ways to cut expenses are to avoid eating out, to minimize car travel to save
gas, and to avoid unnecessary spending. (You don’t have to use these ways. You can
substitute your own ways of cutting expenses.)
I. Avoid eating out to cut expenses.
A. eating out is expensive.
B. preparing food is much cheaper especially if living with family
II. Minimize car travel to save expenses
A. plan and combine errands to avoid duplicated trips
B. car pool or use public transportation when practical
III. Avoid unnecessary spending
A. learn the difference between what is really necessary and what is not
B. learn to do without what is really not needed
Concluding statement: The best ways to cut expenses are to avoid eating out, minimize car travel to
save gas, and to avoid unnecessary spending.
Thesis: Lying is sometimes the right thing to do.
I. with children
A. not old enough to handle to the truth
B. to enjoy childhood – Santa, the Easter Bunny, and so on
II. when the truth is just not anyone’s business
A. highly personal experiences or feelings
B. information about friends and/or family
III. To protect someone’s feelings
A. when a person’s hair or clothes are not the best, but it is not possible to change
B. when a person tried to do something good yet caused a problem
Concluding statement: Lying is sometimes the right thing to do.
Thesis: Lying is never the right thing to do.
I. Lies lead to more lies
A. one “white” lie can lead to a series a lies to cover the first one
B. others could be brought into the lie to help cover
II. Lying is a waste of time and energy
A. requires the liar to remember and keep perpetrating the lie
B. can result in the liar believing the lie
III. Causes mistrust
A. affects relationships
B. trouble keeping friends/partners
Concluding statement: Lying is never the right this to do.