Harvard Outlines

Item on Outline
 Title (put at top)
 I- Main Topic (represented by roman numerals)
 A-Subtopics (represented by capitol letters) You
can’t have an A without a B
 1- Details of the subtopics (represented by numbers)
You can’t have a 1 without a 2
 a- sub-details (represented with lower case letters)
I. Main topic
A. Subtopic
B. Subtopic
1. Detail
2. Detail
a. sub-detail
b. sub-detail
II. Main topic
Outline Rules
 You may NOT write in complete sentences.
 You may put some a reference to quotes that you
want to use with a pg number or some other sort of
 There should be minimal writing. You are not
writing the essay!! You are only planning it.