Outline Katelyn

Format for Outline

I. Introduction

A. Hook:

B. Bridge:

C. Thesis Statement:Basketball is a fun activity and can help in many ways such as exercise in the winter.

II. First subtopic: The history of basketball (from "Basketball." The Columbia Encyclopedia. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. Credo Reference. Web. 7 July 2016.)

A. Topic Sentence:

  1. supporting evidence #1:Basketball is a game generally played indoors by two opposing teams of five players each.
  2. supporting evidence #2: Basketball was created in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith, a physical education instructor at the YMCA college in spring field.
  3. supporting evidence #3: woman's basketball has grown rapidly since the 1970. Basketball is a major sport in U.S colleges, An exhibition match was played at the 1904 Olympics.

B. Concluding Statement: Basketball is created over 100 years ago in order to give athletes a winter sport.

III. Second subtopic:How basketball is played

A. Topic Sentence:

  1. supporting evidence #1:
  2. supporting evidence #2:
  3. supporting evidence #3:

B. Concluding Statement:

IV. Third subtopic:Professional basketball

A. Topic Sentence:

  1. supporting evidence #1:Professional basketball began in (1896) in New York city.
  2. supporting evidence #2:
  3. supporting evidence #3:

B. Concluding Statement:

V. Conclusion: A restatement of the main points of your paper:

A. 1st Point:

B. 2nd Point:

C. 3rd point:

D. Interesting Ending:-

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