This is an outline that students can use to organize a multi-paragraph essay on any topic. It can be modified for lower grades by only requiring two details in each paragraph, rather than three details.
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Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose.