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Argumentative Essay Outline Sheet
1. How will you begin your introduction paragraph? This will be your hook.
a. With a definition b. with a question c. with a story d. with a strong statement ending in an
2. What is your argument or main idea? This will be your thesis:
What are three main points that support your argument? This is your evidence.
What are the opposing views or arguments? Who might disagree with you, and why? Consider their
point of view:
How will you respond to the ideas or views of those who disagree with you? What counter evidence can
you offer to persuade them to agree with you?
How will you end your essay? What will your closing be?