What is a thesis statement?
How do I create a thesis statement?
There are different ways of writing a thesis statement, but here is a formula for ONE WAY of drafting a thesis statement, using three key words:
Examples from both sides of an issue:
Here are two examples, each taking a different side of whether high schools students should wear uniforms:
Here are two examples, each taking a different side of the capital punishment controversy:
How do I know if I have a good thesis statement?
Tips for success:
THESIS BUILDER is an online tool which will help you create a concise, one-sentence thesis statement. Before you use this tool, you will need the following:
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. Thesis Builder just might be your key to research paper success!
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