RESEARCH PAPER: TOPIC AND OUTLINE ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS
You will choose a topic related to the study of terrorism or homeland security and create a
sentence outline for your paper. The outline must include an abstract which indicates the topic
focus of the paper to be examined. Then for each main body paragraph a thesis sentence and
citations for the references that indicate the initial research for that point. Finally, a conclusion
with 2-3 sentences of your initial findings.
The format of the topic outline should be as follows:
This key word outline will need to cover the following subsections of the final paper:
o Title page, APA format
o Main body paragraph topics -minimum of thesis sentence for each
o Conclusion: 2-3 sentences
o All sections above should have citations to support key topic/sub-topic points
Adhere to current APA format for title page, abstract, citations and include the full
Include alpha-numeric outline structure
Note: Your assignment will be checked for originality via the Turnitin plagiarism tool.