Using Power Writing to Write a Five-Paragraph Essay These are Power 2s, which are the topics for each of your body paragraphs. Underneath the 2s, write a 3 on each line. The Power 3s will be your details. So, the power writing outline will look something like this (except you may have drawn an umbrella to go with it) for your five paragraph essay: 1.Author: Margo Dill[PDF] The Power Paragraph - WritingFix • Provide the students with a copy of this sample power paragraph. EXAMPLE PARAGRAPH: 1-2-3-2-3-1 (1) We have many important freedoms in America. (2) First, we have the freedom to speak out on any issue. (3) In fact, this freedom is guaranteed to us by the First Amendment.