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Firstname Lastname

Campus

Instructor Name

Date

Do NOT use this format for your APA Research Paper Outline UNLESS you have approval from your instructor. Your instructor reserves the right to require you to submit using the Sentence Style Outline. 

Make sure to not type in bold when you add to this assignment. Be sure to check with your instructor regarding which style of outline they prefer. An example of a completed version sentence outline assignment can be viewed by clicking here. The grading rubric for this assignment can be accessed by clicking here

(Replace) Potential Title of Paper Based on Main Points of Thesis 

  • Introduction 
  1. Background Information
    1. Point 1: Type Here
    2. Point 2: Type Here
    3. Point 3: Type Here
    4. Point 4: Type Here
    5. Point 5: Type Here
    6. Potential Sources to Be Used: Type Here
  2. Thesis Statement: Type Here

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  1. First Main Point of Thesis Statement
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      1. Reason Why This Relates to Thesis: Type Here
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      3. Quote: Type Here
      4. Source: Type Here
    2. Supporting Detail: Type Here
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    3. Supporting Detail: Type Here
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  2. Second Main Point of Thesis Statement
    1. Supporting Detail: Type Here
      1. Reason Why This Relates to Thesis: Type Here
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      3. Quote: Type Here
      4. Source: Type Here
    2. Supporting Detail: Type Here
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    3. Supporting Detail: Type Here
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  3. Third Main Point of Thesis Statement
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      4. Source: Type Here
    2. Supporting Detail: Type Here
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  • Conclusion 
  1. Paraphrased Thesis: Type Here
  2. Paraphrased Point 1: Type Here
  3. Paraphrased Point 2: Type Here
  4. Paraphrased Point 3: Type Here
  5. Restated Thesis: Type Here

Working References

The references should be placed on their own page. Make sure your spacing is correct! For more information about creating your references page, refer to the APA manual style guide. The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) website can be found by clicking here. An example of a completed APA paper written in 7th edition style can be found by clicking here. A guide designed for Jersey College students can be viewed by clicking here. An example of a completed version of a topic outline can be viewed by clicking here. The grading rubric for this assignment can be accessed by clicking here.