Mind Map Gallery
A mind map about argumentative essay.
Background information on topic
Statement of your position on the topic (thesis)
Overview of arguments to be presented (structure)
Topic sentence outlining first argument
Sentences giving explanations and providing evidence to support topic sentence
Concluding sentence – link to next paragraph
Topic sentence outlining second argument
Sentences giving explanations and providing evidence to back topic sentence
Following body paragraphs
These follow the same structure for as many arguments as you wish to put forward in support of the topic.
Summary of the main points of the body
Restatement of the position