Mediocrity as Part of Human Nature

Hello Class for your outline please upload a 1 or more page document showing the organization of your essay 2 rough draft. The structure is meant to help you organize your ideas and quotes you wish to use for your essay. The format should following the template below:

article to use:

  1. Introduction: in 1 or more sentences complete the following

Thesis: Write a full sentence including the following information:


B.Evaluation Position on the Topic, does it excel, average, or fail, according to your criteria?

C. What key categories will you use to judge your topic? List them briefly.

  1. Body Paragraph 1: State your topic for paragraph 1 in a phrase (3 or more words)

-Using phrases state briefly what you will cover in this paragraph.

-Any quotes you want to use here or in following sections of your outlines, follow this format:

A. Set Up Quote (Why is the source reliable?)

B. Quote or Paraphrase. Use MLA Citation Rules. (Author Last Name, Pg #) OR (Webaddress) if electronic source.

-C. 2 to 3 phrases on how and why the quote or paraphrase supports your thesis.

  1. Follow the same pattern in step 2 for each of your body paragraphs for your essay. You don’t have to have a quote in every paragraph only where you think it will best fit in your essay.
  1. Criteria: Your criteria you used to evaluate your topic can be addressed one category at a time as you go through your evidence. For example, if I evaluate a specific car, one category could be fuel efficiency. I could describe the category, why it matters then how my topic measure in this area in paragraph 2 and 3. Afterward I move on to the next criteria and follow the same process.

  1. Conclusion: State why agreeing with your topic is important to the audience.