Essay Outline

  • Introduction
    • Introduction Statement
    • Thesis statement
    • Introducing the supportive concepts (This one may be optional)

    1. Body
    • Initial supporting idea
      • Transition sentence while introducing this idea. In most cases, it is referred as the topic sentence
      • Discussing this idea deeply, citing several examples, and examining the available evidence
      • Concluding the idea 
    • The second supporting idea
      • Transition sentence
      • Discussion, providing examples, and thorough analysis
      • Conclusion
    • Third supporting idea
      • Transitive topic sentence
      • Discussion, citing various examples, and analysis
      • Conclusion

    III. Conclusion

    • Transition sentence, statement that reflects and reinstates the thesis
    • Reaffirming the main points