It is required by your instructor
Information from: Porter, J. (2010, Oct. 28). Outlines help you write better, faster [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://blog.journalistics. com/2010/use-outlines-to-write-better-faster/
1. State your topic.
2. Develop a list of points you want to discuss.
3. Organize your main points.
4. Add sub-topics to your main points by adding content that contributes to your talking points. This is where you include:
Writing an outline