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Lesson Plan on Preparing an Outline

by Gökhan Çetinkaya | 21 Jul 2021
Resource Description: This lesson will help students learn how to prepare an outline before writing a paragraph.
Audience: University
Audience Language Proficiency: Intermediate
Duration: 90 minutes
Language Skill: Writing
Content Area: English as a Foreign Language
Materials and Technology: Course book/Worksheet
Objective(s): Development of writing skill by creating an outline before writing a paragraph

Students will be able to;

-identify the structure of an outline

-create an outline before writing a paragraph

The procedure of the lesson is presented in the attached lesson plan.


The teacher allows students to talk about their performances through the class and their understanding of the lesson.


Bıyıklı-Koç, B., Alparda, Ç., Kulaç, D., Biçer, D., Baki, E., Saka, E., Köse, E., Çelik, F., Çaçaron, İ., Dereli, M., Karadeniz, M., Zengin-Çetin, M., Okumuş, N., Barutçu, O., Gümüş, S. Sayım, S., Sezer, S., Akman, Y. & Bozkurt, Z. (2008).  Milestones of Writing (1st ed.). New Life Elt.

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TESOL Interest Section: Applied Linguistics, English as a Foreign Language, Second Language Writing