Child Labour or Energy Shortage

Problem-Solution Essay Outline

 

Introduction:

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  • Background options:
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  • Historical background: ………………………………………………………………
  • Brief description of the current situation: ……………………………………………………
  • Narrow down the topic: ………………………………………………………………
  • Thesis statement: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

 

Body Paragraph One (Analyse the root cause(s) of the problem):

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Body Paragraph Two (Introduce the solution and explain its basic advantage(s)):

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Body Paragraph Three (Persuasive Paragraph/ why this is the best solution using ethos, pathos and logos):

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Body Paragraph Four (Limitations/challenges and how to overcome them):

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Conclusion:

  • Restate the thesis statement: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • Summary of the main ideas
  • Call for action to implement the solution