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Thesis Statements

Thesis Statements

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Author: Dallas Edge
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In this tutorial you will learn how to create a basic thesis statement.
Standards ((standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.9-10.1.a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.9-10.2.a, ))



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Tutorial

OBJECTIVE

I will be able to create a thesis statement using the simple formula “Claim + Evidence”

A Link to the Slideshow We Used in Class to Explore Thesis Statements

You won't be able to use any of the interactive features of PearDeck, but that's ok. The inclusion of this slideshow is meant as a review and a reference point for you.

Writing an Effective Thesis Statement

A recap on thesis statements

A website for help with strengthening your thesis statements.

THE BIG QUESTION

Finally I want you to create a GoogleDOC.
In this DOC I want you to tell me WHY you think Thesis Statements are important to an essay. You can return to any part of the slideshow or video to help you, but I want you to give me 3 reasons to support you answer.


WHY ARE THESIS STATEMENTS IMPORTANT TO AN ESSAY?