This is a template I use for essay pre-writing with my struggling and special education students although it could be useful for many kids. I have mainly used it with students that are preparing for the English I EOC Expository Writing and the English II EOC Persuasive Writing tests. Students can write out complete thoughts or jot down notes about each part of the essay. Filing in this template helps students to ensure that they have everything they need in the essay. It is an editable Word Document, so it can be tweaked to meet your specific needs in class.