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How to Generate a Thesis Statement  Even if your assignment doesn’t ask a specific question, your thesis statement still needs  to answer a question about the issue you’d like to explore. In this situation, your job is to  figure out what question you’d like to write about. A good thesis statement will usually include the following four attributes: take on a subject upon which reasonable people could disagree deal with a subject that can be adequately treated given the nature of the  assignment express one main idea assert your conclusions about a subject Let’s see how to generate a thesis statement for a social policy paper. Brainstorm the topic . Let’s say that your class focuses upon the problems posed by changes in the dietary  habits of Americans. You find that you are interested in the amount of sugar Americans  consume. You start out with a thesis statement like this:
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course HUM 300 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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