Day9-ThesisStatements

Day9-ThesisStatements - AllAbout. ThesisStatements Whatisit?

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All About . . .  Thesis Statements
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The thesis statement is . . .  An argument. A claim that others might dispute. A road map for the paper. An interpretation of a particular subject. A sentence in your introduction that presents your  stance. What is it?
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To better organize the argument To provide the reader with a guide  To test the strength of my idea  (Can I organize it into 1-2 sentences?) Why do I need one?
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Identify the requirements of the assignment. Determine the type of paper. Expository-explains something to the audience Argumentative -makes a claim about an argument and  backs it with evidence Analytical -breaks down an idea into its parts, evaluates  the issue/idea, and presents this evaluation to an  audience Collect and organize evidence.  Techniques for collecting evidence for Essay 2? How do I construct a thesis?
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course ENGL 1113 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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Day9-ThesisStatements - AllAbout. ThesisStatements Whatisit?

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