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Writing a Thesis and Planning the Body

Writing a Thesis and Planning the Body


By the end of this video lesson you will understand what a thesis statement is and how to plan body paragraph topics that fit the thesis. You will plan the thesis and body paragraphs for your group/partner essay as well.

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1. Sign into Sophia.

2. Watch the video and take notes using the guided notes.

3. Fill out the digital WSQ.

Guided Notes

To download the guided notes, click here.

Concept 2: Writing a Thesis and Planning the Body

Source: original Prezi and recording by E. Broderick

Writing the Thesis and Planning the Body Paragraphs (Same video as the one above)

Digital WSQ

The digital WSQ will not be available until the class period when the notes are due.