Flow Chart Symbols Task box Meeting Decision diamond More information on another flow chart Report End Flow Chart Flow Charts enable groups to clearly define, communicate, and monitor multi-step processes. Writing a Persuasive Paper Begin researching your topic to find important information that will support your position and weaken the opposing side. Determine a topic or argument. Record research information on index cards and be sure to create a bibliography along the way. Do you have “expert” witnesses and/or data (numbers) to support your argument? YES Begin your outline. Remember to save your strongest argument as the clincher. Write your first draft. Be sure to use the rubric/criteria as you write your paper. Edit/Revise your paper. Write your final draft and proofread. NO Continue researching.