MUSHKO 1

PERSUASIVE ESSAY FORMAT [VERSION 2] FIRST PARAGRAPH
FORMAT 1. THESIS 1.

MY POINTS: 2. 3. 4.

2.

3.

4.

5. THEIR POINTS; 5. 6. 7.

6.

7.

8. 8. CONCLUSION: [FORESHADOW 5TH
PARAGRAPH]

MUSHKO 2

SECOND PARAGRAPH
1. TOPIC: [TIES INTO 1ST SUPPORT]

1.

2. 3.
2.7. SHOW YOUR SIDE AND OPPOSING SIDE

4. 5. 6. 7.

8. SUMMARIZE 2, TRANSITION TO 3 (Although…,

8.

THIRD PARAGRAPH
1. TOPIC: [TIES INTO 2ND SUPPORT]

1.

2. 3.
2.7 SHOW YOUR SIDE AND OPPOSING SIDE

4. 5. 6. 7.

8. SUMMARIZE 3, TRANSITION TO 4

8.

MUSHKO 3

FOURTH PARAGRAPH
1. TOPIC: [TIES INTO 3RD SUPPORT ]

1.

2.
2.7 SHOW YOUR SIDE AND OPPOSING SIDE

3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

8. SUMMARIZE 4, TRANSITION TO 5

8.

FIFTH PARAGRAPH
1. TOPIC:
[MUST SUPPORT SENTENCE 8 IN PARAGRAPH 1 ]

1.

2.
2.7. SUMMARIZES YOUR SIDE AND OPPOSING SIDE’S MAIN POINTS

3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

8. WRAP UP WHOLE ESSAY IN ONE SENTENCE (If…, then….)

8.

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