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Thesis Statement and Informal Outline Worksheet

GEN/201 Version 5





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Thesis Statement and Informal Outline Worksheet
In this course, you will write a 1,050- to 1,400-word comprehensive Continuing Academic Success essay, due in Week 5. The Week 5 essay will help you apply what you learned in this course and take responsibility for your success in your education and your career. Please review the requirements for the Week 5 assignment to become familiar with the instructions. Starting this week, and in the weeks to come, we will be building upon an outline with a thesis statement, subtopics, and research to assist in your final paper.
For this week, using the Center for Writing Excellence resources, provide your thesis statement and begin creating the informal outline for your Continuing Academic Success essay assignment. Include the following in your outline this week:




Thesis Statement
This is a one-sentence summary of your Week 5 paper that will be based on the bulleted items above.
By using a combination of resources provided and skills already learned, you will prosper while continuing academic success.

Informal Outline
Each topic below should be a main idea for a paragraph that might be in your Week 5 assignment (see bulleted items above). Each support point should be something that you plan to write about that relates to the corresponding topic.


  1. The benefit of creating educational goals, including at least one educational goal you set for yourself.



    1. By creating educational goals, you will become organized and this can keep you on the path to success.




    1. One of my first educational goals is to complete this course with a better understanding of all of the university’s resources so I can succeed in future courses.




  1. Your personal learning style, as well as how knowing your learning style can help you be successful as you move through your program and career.



    1. My personal learning style is being a visual learner.




    1. Knowing your personal learning style can aid in how you set your goals, your study habits, and keeping up with coursework.



  1. How the writing process can help you advance your education and career.



    1. You can use the writing process with every course you take, thus advancing your education.




    1. The writing process can aid in your career advancement by helping you write your resumes, work presentations and office memos.




  1. Which resources, inside and outside of the university, you can use to help you reach your goals and make you more successful.




    1. The university offers many online and offline resources that students can take advantage of to further their knowledge and skills.




    1. Examples of resources offered by the university are the live labs, center for writing excellence and the workshops.



  1. An explanation of the importance of academic integrity



    1. Academic integrity means doing your own work and not plagiarizing someone else’s work for your own gain.




    1. A major importance of not following academic integrity is dealing with the consequences such as losing your scholarships and even being kick out of school



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