Draw Venn Diagrams

Draw venn diagrams before drafting your argumentative essay outline. It is an excellent tool for brainstorming particularly when you need to compare two or more events, objects, or people. The venn diagrams help you to structure your thoughts and think more clearly. The more structured your thinking is before you start to write the easier it is for you to get precisely the right words and thoughts onto the paper.

Draw your venn diagrams by hand, download our templates below or generate your own diagrams in word, adobe or any other publishing software of your choice. They are extremely quick and easy to use and can be used in many different ways.

Completed Venn Diagram

Drawing Venn diagrams step-by-step

  • Draw two or three large overlapping circles. 
  • Give your Venn diagram a title.
  • Label each circle with one of the objects you are comparing.
  • Write down all the aspects the objects have in common inside the overlapping areas.
  • Write down all the aspects characteristic only to each object in the area outside of the overlapping part.

Use the diagram you have created to draw up a list of similarities and differences. It is an effective way to consider both sides and is an excellent tool to use when drafting your argumentative essay outline, it can also be used for brainstorming other types of creative writing.

Download and print one of these blank Venn diagrams to use in your brainstorming session. Here you will find a selection of  blank venn diagrams for writing. They are in  PDF format. You will need an Adobe Reader to view and print them. If you do not have a Reader, you may download one here free.


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