An outline is like a roadmap for your essay. Just like you wouldn’t get in the car to drive across the country without a good map telling you how to get from Point A to Point B, you don’t want t

Now that you’ve selected a topic to explore for your cause and effect essay and written a thesis statement, it’s time to make a plan.

An outline is like a roadmap for your essay. Just like you wouldn’t get in the car to drive across the country without a good map telling you how to get from Point A to Point B, you don’t want to start an essay without planning exactly what you’re going to include and how those details will be arranged