Research Outline

Research Outline

Prompt Trace the life of your person through their youth/early life, challenges, successes and legacy.  Why has your person’s story been largely ignored? Why should their contributions to their career path or to social justice be remembered and honored, and what can we learn from their example?

 

Introduction paragraph

Directions:

Fill in your hook, background information, and thesis statement in the appropriate spot using the information below:

· Hook- (quote or question about why certain people (especially of color) have been “forgotten” in history) :

 

· Background info -connect your hook to your thesis statement and provide background info on who your person is and what field/cause they contributed to:

 

· Thesis – One sentence response to prompt:

 

Body paragraphs

Directions: 

-1. Type your topic sentence for each topic, and make sure this sentence is somehow connected to your thesis. 

2. Then write your supporting details. 

3. For each supporting detail, pick out which quotes or paraphrased excerpts you will use to demonstrate your point.   *** (Remember that you will have to INTRODUCE and EXPLAIN each quote when you write your paper.)

 

Early Life/Youth

· Topic sentence –

 

· Supporting detail-

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail-

 

· Supporting detail

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

 

· Supporting detail

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

 

Schooling/Education/Training

· Topic sentence –

 

· Supporting detail-

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

 

· Supporting detail –

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

 

· Supporting detail

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

Struggles/Challenges

· Topic sentence –

 

· Supporting detail-

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

 

· Supporting detail

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

 

· Supporting detail

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

Motivation- What drove this person to become an outstanding citizen?

· Topic sentence –

 

· Supporting detail-

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

· website:

 

· Supporting detail

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

· website:

 

· Supporting detail

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

· website:

Triumphs/Successes

· Topic sentence –

 

· Supporting detail-

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

· website

 

· Supporting detail

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail-

· website

 

· Supporting detail-

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail-

· website

Legacy/Life’s Work that created an impact

· Topic sentence –

 

· Supporting detail-

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail-

· website

 

· Supporting detail –

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail-

· website:

 

· Supporting detail –

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail –

· website

Programs that this person began or has supported

· Topic sentence –

 

· Supporting detail-

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail-

· website

 

· Supporting detail –

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail-

· website

 

· Supporting detail –

· Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail-

· website

 

Conclusion (Why is it important to know this person and their work/achievements.)

· Review your main points –

· Connect back to hook (from into)-

 

 

 

 

 

Research Outline

 

Prompt

Trace the life of your person through their youth/early life, challenges, successes and

legacy.

 

 

Why has your person’s story been largely ignored? Why should their contributions to

their

career path or to social justice be remembered and honored, and what can we learn from

their example?

 

 

 

Introduction paragraph

 

Directions:

 

Fill in your hook, background information, and thesis statement in the appropriate spot using the

information below:

 

·

 

Hook

 

(quote or question about why certain people (especially of color) have been

“forgotten” in history) :

 

 

 

·

 

Background info

connect your

 

hook to your thesis statement and provide

background info on who your person is and what field/cause they contributed to:

 

 

 

·

 

Thesis

 

 

One sentence response to prompt:

 

 

 

Body paragraphs

 

 

Directions:

 

 

1. Type your topic sentence for each topic, and make sure this sentence is somehow connected to

your thesis.

 

 

2. Then write your supporting details.

 

 

3. For each supporting detail, pick out which quotes or paraphrased excerpts you will use to

demonstrate

your point.

 

 

***

(Remember that you will have to INTRODUCE and EXPLAIN

each quote when you write your paper.)

 

 

 

Early Life/Youth

 

 

·

 

Topic sentence

 

 

 

 

·

 

Supporting detail

 

·

 

Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

 

 

 

·

 

Supporting detail

 

 

·

 

Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail

 

Research Outline

Prompt -Trace the life of your person through their youth/early life, challenges, successes and

legacy. Why has your person’s story been largely ignored? Why should their contributions to

their career path or to social justice be remembered and honored, and what can we learn from

their example?

 

Introduction paragraph

Directions:

Fill in your hook, background information, and thesis statement in the appropriate spot using the

information below:

 Hook- (quote or question about why certain people (especially of color) have been

“forgotten” in history) :

 

 Background info -connect your hook to your thesis statement and provide

background info on who your person is and what field/cause they contributed to:

 

 Thesis – One sentence response to prompt:

 

Body paragraphs

Directions:

-1. Type your topic sentence for each topic, and make sure this sentence is somehow connected to

your thesis.

2. Then write your supporting details.

3. For each supporting detail, pick out which quotes or paraphrased excerpts you will use to

demonstrate your point. *** (Remember that you will have to INTRODUCE and EXPLAIN

each quote when you write your paper.)

 

Early Life/Youth

 Topic sentence –

 

 Supporting detail-

 Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail-

 

 Supporting detail

 Quote or paraphrased text showing that detail