2 Introduction (In a courtroom) Topic sentence: Who is on trial, for what crime, and what you will prove.-State briefly reason one.-State briefly reason two.-State briefly reason three.-State the opposition’s reason(s) that you will address later.-Give a concluding sentence that will persuade the jury your argument is correct.
3 Paragraph 2 State your topic sentence. -State your first reason (from par. 1)-Give specific facts for support or go into more detail.-State your second reason.-State your third reason.-State the opponent’s reason(s). Tell of their validity.-Tell why your points outweigh your opponent’s views.-Coclude your paragraph and transition.
4 Conclusion -Restate person, crime, and position. -Restate first point briefly.-Restate second point briefly.-Restate third point briefly.Conclude by telling why your point of view must be reached. What’s at stake?