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Outline for Persuasive EssayDirections:  Research your chosen topic of interest for your persuasive essay.  Then complete the outline below.  You MUST have a minimum of FIVE (5) reliable sources for this outline, but you may have more if you want.  Write your thesis as a complete sentence.  Remember that each body paragraph needs a different argument/reason.  Ask yourself why you agree with your thesis statement and come up with three different reasons.  These are the three arguments for your body paragraphs.Topic: _______________________________________________Thesis: ____________________________________________________________________________Reliable Sources (include ALL information that you will need for the Works Cited section of your essay)1.2. 3. 4.5.Body Paragraph 1  (First reason WHY you believe the opinion expressed in your thesis)Argument/Reason:Supporting Evidence (be specific.  Use quotes, examples or statistics from one or more of your reliable sources.  Make sure that your evidence directly relates to the argument you are supporting.):Body Paragraph 2 (Second reason WHY you believe the opinion expressed in your thesis)Argument/Reason:Supporting Evidence (be specific.  Use quotes, examples or statistics from one or more of your reliable sources.  Make sure that your evidence directly relates to the argument you are supporting.):Body Paragraph 3  (Third reason WHY you believe the opinion expressed in your thesis.)Argument/Reason:Supporting Evidence (be specific.  Use quotes, examples or statistics from one or more of your reliable sources.  Make sure that your evidence directly relates to the argument you are supporting.):Counter Argument:Concession:Refutation:Supporting Evidence (be specific.  You MUST have at least ONE quote, example or statistic that supports the new argument presented in your refutation.  This evidence must NOT be anything you have already mentioned)

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