posted by Emily .
When outlining the theme of a short story in a single paragraph, what should it include? And how long should the paragraph be?
The first sentence should include the thesis of your paragraph.
The three middle sentences should give 3 supporting facts to prove your thesis.
The last sentence should be a conclusion showing how these facts support your thesis.
The outline should look like this
This article lists the main elements of a short story. If you write your paragraph with one sentence each, you should be fine: