Ms. Bondra's 5th Grade Class

Five Paragraph Essay Outline


Essay Title:____________________________________

I. Introduction (Paragraph One)
A. Introductory Statement (Broad)
B. First Supporting Idea
C. Second Supporting Idea
D. Third Supporting Idea
E. Thesis Statement (What the essay will explain/prove)

II. Body
A. First Supporting Idea (Topic Sentence for Paragraph Two).
1. detail
2. detail
3. detail
4. closing sentence

B. Second Supporting Idea (Topic Sentence for Paragraph Three).
1. detail
2. detail
3. detail
4. closing sentence

C. Third Supporting Idea (Topic Sentence for Paragraph Four).
1. detail
2. detail
3. detail
4. closing sentence

III. Conclusion (Paragraph Five)
A. General Information
B. Supporting Idea
C. Supporting Idea
D. Supporting Idea
E. Restate Thesis (not in the same words)
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