Name: ___________________________________________________                                                                Block: ________

Argumentative Essay: Graphic Organizer        ** Be sure to correctly CITE all of your evidence! **

Introduction begins with a hook to catch readers’ interest, provides background info so they understand the issue, and ends with your roadmap THESIS:

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Body Paragraph #1 (TE/EA structure)

Body Paragraph #2 (TE/EA structure)

Body Paragraph #3 (TE/EA structure)

Topic Sentence (1st claim):

Topic Sentence (2nd claim):

Topic Sentence (3rd claim):

Evidence 1:

Evidence 1:

Evidence 1:

Evidence 2:

Evidence 2:

Evidence 2:

Analysis (tie evidence together, linking back to T):

Analysis (tie evidence together, linking back to T):

Analysis (tie evidence together, linking back to T):

In your conclusion paragraph, you’ll revisit all these points, restate your overall argument and extend your ideas to make a suggestion for change or call to action.