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Body (The content of the paper)The second part of any essay is the body of the essay. Typically, the body ofthe essay should contain a minimum of three paragraphs in support of the thesisstatement made in the introductory paragraph. Each paragraph should relay anindividual point or idea. Furthermore, you should always ensure that yourparagraphs contain three parts: the topic sentence, supporting statement and theconcluding paragraphs.Conclusion (Wrap all of your arguments)The conclusion of the essay should mark the end of your essay. Here, awriter is supposed to summarize the ideas made in the body and also restate thethesis statement.How to do it?g57Put the thesis statement at the top: it should be polished and be a completesentence.g57Use Roman numerals (I, II, III, IV, V, etc.) to indicate the main points/topicsentences which should be written in specific phrases or complete sentences(this is the“P” or Point of PIE).g57Use capital letters (A, B, C, D, E, etc.) for the major supporting details;typically, writers should have at least two main supporting details for eachpoint/topic sentence (the “I” or information of PIE providing evidence and the“E” or explanation of PIE providing analysis).g57Use numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc.) for sub-details clarifying and specifyingyour main supporting details.Thesis StatementAll outlines should begin with a thesis statement of summarizing sentence.This thesis sentence presents the central idea of the paper. It must always be acomplete, grammatical sentence, specific and brief, which expresses the point ofview you are taking towards the subject.
18Main points/ Main Idea/ Sub-Points/ Supporting DetailsMain points(also known as main idea). Chief point an author is making about atopic. It sums up the author’s primary message.Sub -Points(also known as supporting details or idea). A paragraph contains facts,statements, examples-specifics which guide us to a full understanding of the mainidea. They clarify, illuminate, explain, describe, expand and illustrate the main ideaand are supporting details.Types of Outlines According to StructureTypesDescription1. Topic OutlineAn outline that consists of a short phrase. It provides aquick overview of topics to be included in an essay.You areprobably already familiar with this structure. Look at asyllabus from one of your courses.It is probably theequivalent of a topic outline, with topics listed for each unit,and readings and assignments under each. After eachheading in a topic outline for an essay, a maximum of severalwords is used to identify the topic or idea that will bediscussed under the given heading.2.Sentence OutlineAn outline that is done in full sentence. It Forces part ofthe essay to be written out in sentences before the first draft.

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