Argumentative Essay Outline Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: W.7-8.2

Core Standard

In order to take a valid stance against anything takes time to spend researching multiple sides of the coin. Argumentative writing is when an author takes a side on an issue or topic and collaborates those thoughts with credible and reliable sources. In order to prepare a qualified argument, you must first begin with outlining your thoughts and then spend your time to back that up with research. The most important step is to begin with taking time to develop a well-developed thesis statement. Your outline should have a minimum of four major statements that are backed up by undisputable facts. Your argument is fully dependent on the quality of sources that are used. Make sure to take your time with those sources. These worksheets will help you create argumentative works that focused on succeeding by beginning with the outline of your thoughts.