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Revising thesis and topic sentences

Revising thesis and topic sentences

Author: Melissa Stephenson
  1. Explain what an effective thesis statement contains.

  2. Explain how to determine whether the thesis statement conveys the main idea of the paper and focuses on the question.

  3. Explain what effective topic sentences contain.

  4. Explain how to determine whether topic sentences transition from the previous paragraph and effectively introduce the paragraph’s supporting details.

This packet should help a learner seeking to revise a paper and who is confused about how to revise a paper. It will explain how revising the thesis and topic sentences can make a paper more effective.

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Writing a Focused Thesis Statement

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How to Write an Effective Thesis

This video explains how to write an effective thesis by staying general, limited, and focused.

Effective Topic Sentences

This slideshow explains how to write an effective topic sentence by incorporating transitional words and phrases.

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This video explains how to properly revise topic sentences in order to add fluency to a paper.

Source: melissa stephenson