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Topic- Learning life skills are essential for financial growth
Outline attached to follow
Requirements: no less than 1100 words
OCCC Writing Program 1 Outline for Informative Essay – Sample Instructions: 1. Create an outline for your informative paper following the order below. 2. You may download and type into this document or copy and paste what you need into a new document. 3. You need one (1) quote for each body paragraph. Integrate the quote with an attributive tag and use an in-text citation, as needed. 4. Refer to your SQ4R notes and your annotated bibliography to help you choose which information to use and where it belongs in the outline. 5. Consider the rhetorical appeals of ethos, pathos, and logos. Choose to provide a variety of reasons and evidence so each of these appeals is used in your essay. The pattern of the basic outline is as follows: I. Introduction II. Definitions Paragraph III. 1st Main Point Paragraph IV. 2nd Main Point Paragraph V. 3rd Main Point Paragraph VI. Overview of arguable issues related to this topic. VII. Conclusion Creating Your Topic Level Outline: I. Introduction o “The lack of physical activity is considered to cause almost 2 million avoidable death per year worldwide” (Saxena). o Physical Activity important o Many benefits to physical activity o Thesis Statement – According to current research physical activity helps people physically, mentally, and emotionally. II. Definition paragraph o Physical activity is any motion that uses energy (“Exercise”) – Miriam Webster o Exercise is a form of physical activity o important to health. o Exercise is defined as “bodily exertion for the sake of developing and maintaining physical fitness” (Exercise”) – Merriam-Webster
OCCC Writing Program 2 o used as therapy. o help people in many ways. III. Body Paragraph I – history or current event(s) associated with this topic. o Topic Sentence First topic: One positive result of physical activity targets physical health. o Reason: Offers protection in health Support I – Evidence: Evidence was provided by Marie Donaghy who explains, according to the UK National Consensus Statements, that exercise and consistent physical activity is known to provide protection in the stopping diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and diabetes. • Explanation: research suggests regular physical activity can offer protection against various diseases. o Reason: Lack of physical activity leads to premature death rates Support II – Evidence: According to the evidence, “groups with the lowest duration of PA had the highest number of deaths ranging from 19.9% to 64.6%” (Zelenovic). • Explanation: suggests people who don’t exercise or are inactive have a higher risk of all-cause mortality. o Summary: Increased physical activity overwhelmingly promotes better health is and longer life. o Conclusion: This research supports increased physical activity the knowledge that it leads to a healthier lifestyle. IV. Body Paragraph II – an important point readers need to know about the topic. a. Topic sentence (use the one you wrote in lesson 3). Start with a transition word. b. Supporting reason I (do not use a quote) c. Supporting reason II including one quote d. Summary of evidence that supports the reasons given. e. Conclusion sentence V. Body Paragraph III – another important point readers need to know about the topic. a. Topic sentence (use the one you wrote in lesson 3). Start with a transition word. b. Supporting reason I (do not use a quote)
OCCC Writing Program 3 c. Supporting reason II including one quote d. Summary of evidence that supports the reasons given. e. Conclusion sentence VI. Body Paragraph IV – debatable issues related to the topic. o Incorporating more physical in communities, schools, workplace, etc. helps people who want to stay healthy but also those with mental health issues. helps people live longer and protect them from diseases. all-natural miracle drug. increased well-being and positive emotions. chemicals help decrease depression and anxiety. VII. Conclusion o physical activity is a win-win o overcome health issues as well as avoid them o Physical, mental, and emotional issues can be solved with physical activity. o helps people enjoy their life. o Call to Action: People who consider increasing their physical activity and understand its impact for their physical health will experience greater benefits