Animal Farm

Sunday, April 17, 2005

Outline for a Persuasive Essay

1. Introductory Paragraph

A. State your subject and your intention in writing about it. Identify yourself and the audience you're addressing.

B. Give two reasons that support your argument.

C. State your opinion in just a sentence or two.


II. Development Paragraph

A. Restate the first reason that supports your point of view
B. Write sentences that give examples and details that support this
reason.


III. Development Paragraph

A. Restate the second reason that supports your point of view.
B. Write the sentences that give examples and details that support this
reason.


IV. Concluding Paragraph

A. Restate the subject of your essay.
B. Summarize how your reasons support your point of view.
C. Conclude with a summary of your opinion.