Here is an essay planning sheet in the form of a storyboard. There are several sections in the worksheet that help in working out the details of an essay. In the thesis statement section, a student needs to write the claim they are making in one sentence. The structure of the essay can be broken down into four separate sections and a fifth section is provided for additional needs. There are five kernel essay sections. Kernel essay means writing a short form of a long and comprehensive essay. Five sections are dedicated to the same. Each short part of the essay can be further written in detail on the right side of the worksheet.