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College Prep Research Skills: Thesis Statements

Resources to help prepare Massachusetts students for college


Here's a little brochure all about thesis statements that prints double-sided on one sheet of 8-1/2 x 11" paper.

One Way to Write a Thesis Statement


Thesis Statement Graphic

Thesis Statement & Outline Tool

THESIS BUILDER is a free online tool which will help you create a concise, one-sentence thesis statement. Before you use this tool, you will need the following:

  • Your topic
  • Your opinion or position about the topic written in a BRIEF phrase
  • Reasons for your opinion and a main reason others might disagree, all written in BRIEF phrases.

After you create your best thesis statement, use the BUILD AN OUTLINE link to get a blueprint for exactly how to write YOUR research paper.

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