Good Outlines Provide Reasons Why

Jan 11, 2021
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Below is an example of the most basic outline: a point and a reason: Water goes in the fridge - Because the fridge keeps things cold The trick to figuring out the reason is to ask yourself why: Why does water go in the fridge? - Because...fridges keep water cold Now you're able to assign each element as one of two types: a Fact or an Opinion Water goes in the fridge (that's an Opinion because not everyone believes that) - Because fridges keep water cold (that's a Fact because as long as a fridge is working as expected, it keeps things code) Shoes don't go in the fridge [why?] - [because] They aren't made to be eaten - [because] They don't need to be kept cold - [because] It's unsanitary to keep them next to food
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