Booth senior paper notes.docx - A thesis sums up what the paper will tell the reader Its not the topic The thesis tells the reader something about the

Booth senior paper notes.docx - A thesis sums up what the...

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- A thesis sums up what the paper will tell the reader. It’s not the topic. The thesis tells the reader something about the topic. The thesis should be at least one complete sentence. - Must be a complete sentence - Can’t be a question - It should be provable with facts, anecdotes, stories, etc. - It needs to represent me and my ideas. (if I think bullying is bad then my thesis should state that.) - Do not use first or second person pronouns ( NO , he, she, we, they, me, I, you) say (according to experts…) - Don’t use clichés (“He kicked the bucket”) Sample Thesis Statement:

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