Section 3.5 Organizing an Argument
At this point in the development of your argument, you should have a working thesis and multiple supporting claims. Now you must think about your argument from the point of view of your audience. Arguments must be organized in a way that audiences can logically follow. Your main goal as a writer is to organize your argument logically and convincingly enough that a reader will be persuaded by what you've written. Because argument organization varies between papers and subjects, you need to figure out what your audience will need and want while reading through your argument.
Helpful Questions 3.5.1. Organizing your Argument.
In what order do I need to introduce the pieces of my argument to my audience for it to make sense?
Do the pieces of my argument need to build on each other in a certain way?
Should I organize my supporting claims chronologically? By order of importance?
Now, to answer these questions, you have a few options: