- Write the title of the subject in the center of the page, and draw a circle around it. This is shown by the circle marked 1 in the Figure 1.
- For the major subject subheadings, draw lines out from this circle. Label these lines with the subheadings. These are shown by the lines marked 2 in Figure 1.
- If you have another level of information belonging to the subheadings above, draw these and link them to the subheading lines. These are shown by the lines marked 3 in Figure 1.
- Finally, for individual facts or ideas, draw lines out from the appropriate heading line and label them. These are shown by the lines marked 4 in Figure 1.