ou will most likely want to write an outline for your paper. I require outlines in my classes, as do many other professors. Even if your professor does not require that you write an outline, it may help you to do so. I have given three examples of strategies for creating an outline. Try them out and see what works for you.
Take home tips
Once you are comfortable with the process of writing a basic outline, take a look at "Make a Plan" on the Tips on Writing Well page of this site, which provides advanced guidance on writing outlines.