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Strong Thesis Statements

The Thesis Statement
by

David Keck

on 9 October 2014

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Transcript of Strong Thesis Statements

Introduction:
HIT
1)
Hook


2) Useful background
information
.


3)
Thesis
statement
Topic: Basketball & My Life
Thesis Statement:
Basketball has changed my life in three important ways.

Topic: CATS VS. DOGS
Thesis Statement:
Cats make better pets than dogs for many reasons.

Topic: THE EFFECTS OF IMMIGRATION ON NEW YORK CITY
Thesis Statement:
Immigration has kept New York City alive and growing since it was a village.
A
thesis statement
is the one thing you are trying to show or prove in the essay.
A thesis is like a nail. It needs to be simple and sharp. And every paragraph in the essay must drive it in like a hammer.
T
hesis
H
I
T
Thesis Statement
A thesis statement makes one clear, specific claim that’s worth talking about:
Clear...
Specific
Worth talking about...
Our interest in celebrities and athletes distracts us from really understanding what our government is doing.
Every essay needs a thesis statement: one clear sentence that says what the whole paper is trying to prove or explain.
Where does the thesis fit in?
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