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Welcome to Thesis Builder & Online Outliner
This Website will help you draft a clear thesis statement for your persuasive essay. To use Thesis Builder, you'll need:

  1. Answer the following questions in short phrases (not full sentences).
  2. Do not use periods (.) at the end or capital letters at the beginning of the phrases you write.
  3. Click the "Build a Thesis" button when you're finished.
  4. A window will pop open with your Built Thesis.
  5. Go back and adjust your answers to smooth out the thesis until it makes sense and expresses your beliefs.
  6. Finally, click the "Make an Online Outline" button to generate an outline you can use to write a draft of a persuasive essay based on your thesis statement.

What's the topic you want to write about?

What's your main opinion on this topic?
(Note: use the topic somewhere in this opinion statement
and consider using the word "should" to make sure you're stating an opinion)

What's the strongest argument supporting your opinion?

What's a second good argument that supports your opinion?

What's the main argument against your opinion?

What's a possible title for your Essay?

Once you are happy with your thesis statement, you can crank out a quicky outline by clicking the button below.