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This is an outline of what a five-paragraph essay looks like. To view a “written text” version of a five-paragraph essay/outline, click here: Five Paragraph Essay Sample and Outline. Introduction
  • Introductory statements
  • Thesis statement
  • Introduce supporting ideas (optional)
II. Body
  • First supporting idea
    • Transition, topic sentence
    • Discussion, examples, and analysis
    • Conclusion (optional)
  • Second supporting idea
    • Transition, topic sentence
    • Discussion, examples, and analysis
    • Conclusion (optional)
  • Third supporting idea
    • Transition, topic sentence
    • Discussion, examples, and analysis
    • Conclusion (optional)
III. Conclusion
  • Transition, statement reflecting back on thesis
  • Restate key points
  • Ending statement that provokes thought (optional)
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