• Answer Outline Format, a one-page example of what is meant by answering a question in "outline format ".

    Task: how to compose a mini-essay using an outline format involving the citation of one or more sources.

    Subject: the demographic elements involved in accusations of witchcraft in Salem, Mass, in 1692, with an emphasis on social ideology. Several different primary source documents were used to develop the response, but they were not always accurately cited. Can you see those ?

    The outline format represents an abbreviated map of how a question could later be answered at greater length with the use of complete sentences and independent analysis. It is the skeleton of essential evidence that would be required for that later composition.