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Outline for a Persuasive Essay

 
 

This is an example of an outline for a Persuasive Essay. Use this example outline as a guideline when writing a persuasive essay outline.


Introduction
Additional background information and definitions
(This could also be a place to refute the opposing side.)

Thesis statement 
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Body

(The number of steps in the process equals the number of supporting paragraphs.)

Reason #1: 
with evidence and examples
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Reason #2: 
with evidence and examples
 
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Reason #3: 
with evidence and examples (If the argument wasn't refuted earlier, it can be done here.)
 
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Conclusion

(Can offer a solution)

 
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