Name: _________________________                       Essay Topic: _______________________

 

Outline

 

This is a roadmap to your essay’s success. Please think your ideas through before writing and bullet your ideas here.

 

PART I Thesis Statement/Controlling Idea as applied to title(s) and author(s): ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

a. Work/Topic #1 to be discussed in essay:

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b Work/Topic #2 to be discussed in essay:

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c Work /Topic#3 to be discussed in essay:

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d. Work/Topic point #4 to be discussed in essay: _________________________________

e. Work/Topic point #5 to be discussed in essay: _________________________________

 

 

PART II A #1 Topic of Paragraph (focus on supporting point #1 from intro): ______________________________________________________________________

1. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

2. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

3. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

PART III B #2 Topic of Paragraph (focus on supporting point #2 from intro): ______________________________________________________________________

1. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

 

2. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

3. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

 

PART IV C #3 Topic of Paragraph (focus on supporting point #3 from intro): ______________________________________________________________________

1. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

2. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

3. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

PART IV D #4 Topic of Paragraph (focus on supporting point #4 from intro): ______________________________________________________________________

1. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

2. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

3. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

PART IV E #5 Topic of Paragraph (focus on supporting point #5 from intro): ______________________________________________________________________

1. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

2. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

3. Supporting point/Assertion: __________________________________________________________

Specific Example (TBE or paraphrase) & Explain Example (Connect example to assertion): ___________________________________________________________

 

 

PART V Conclusion: I proved my thesis/controlling idea (Summary Statement): ________________________________________________________________________