4.1 Introduction: Putting the material together
In this fourth section of the course there are only two lectures giving you practice in working with an outline and writing a first draft.
The first lecture on using an outline explains why an outline is so important. We then distinguish between two different kinds of outlines: a phrase outline and a sentence outline. You will get a chance to see examples of such outlines.
The second lecture deals with writing a first draft. You will learn why writing a draft is important.
You will also discover 12 draft writing strategies to help you save time when writing a draft.
You will then take a quiz to review what you have learned.
In the writing portfolio you write an outline and a draft of your essay.
Finally, you do the self-assessment to check your progress.