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Steps to writing a Thesis Statement
Transcript of Steps to writing a Thesis Statement
Steps to writing a
A thesis statement is the
to your literary essay; it tells the reader
what to expect
from the rest of your
It is an
or a claim
The opinion gives your answer to a question about the subject. What about that subject do you want to discuss?
These will be the supporting paragraphs that will support your thesis in your essay. Each one will contain a reason that supports your thesis. The paragraphs will all be formatted using R.A.C.E.
A strong thesis has TWO parts
Composing your thesis statement
about that subject
The subject tells the reader exactly what or whom the essay focuses.
What is your opinion about the book
1. Your opinion is
a list of facts, summaries, or observations.
2. It is an
3. Someone may
R. J. Palicio depicts Auggie wonderfully by using multiple perspectives.
By hearing Auggie's perspective, we learn how he views himself.
: By hearing Via's perspective, we learn how Auggie is perceived by his family.
: By hearing Jack's perspective, we learn how Auggie's is perceived by one of his classmates.
Questions to ask while writing the thesis
Does my thesis
Can I find
, and end of my text to fit my topic?
Do I feel
about my topic?
Got your thesis?
Now look over your evidence you already complied and create a plan/outline or use boxes and bullets.
A thesis statement is no
than one or possibly two sentences found
in your first paragraph (usually towards the
It does not contain
and avoids phrases like "I
" and "In this paper,
cleverly explains the
setting through the naive perspective of Felix.
: Felix shows what the era and specific location he lived in is like.
: Felix shows the geographical features of the land.
: Felix shows the living conditions of the Jews and the Polish.