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Essay Outline

Video Resources

Video Resources

How to write an essay

Structuring your ideas is important and needs to be considered when you plan your assignments; for additional help, watch the following videos by Lund University:

Video one: Structuring a text around a three part essay

Video two: Structuring information 

It is important to format your ideas into a formal structure or an outline. This acts as a road map when you begin writing your paper. An outline is an easy-to-follow guide that lets you know what each paragraph and sub-point will be, so you do not lose focus.

For more information about essay outlines, download the How to Build an Outline tip sheet and the Essay Outline tip sheet.