Writing Effective Thesis Statements

Writing Effective Thesis Statements - 5. a. Tuition at my...

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Writing An Effective Thesis Statement… It usually comes in the first paragraph (the introduction) It must be one complete sentence It states the writer’s purpose It controls the direction of the paper Identify the effective thesis statement 1. a. My dog is a great pet for me. b. Dogs make great pets 2. a. Cooking is a helpful skill for students living on their own. b. Cooking is good. 3. a. In the next few passages, I will explain why joining the military is a good option for young adults. b. Joining the military is a good option for young adults. 4. a. I am not sure why my job requires me to have a physical examination. b. A job’s physical examination requirement is a waste of time, effort and money.
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Unformatted text preview: 5. a. Tuition at my school is too high. b. My school raised its tuition last semester. 6. a. Living in a city is exciting for a single person. b. I’m not sure why people can’t enjoy living in a city. 7. a. Mary’s character is conniving and manipulative. b. Mary has a horrible personality. 8. a. Taking care of plants is a difficult task. b. Taking care of plants requires proper light, the right amount of water, and plant food. 9. a. Gloria Steinem is a pioneer in women’s rights / women’s liberation. b. Gloria Steinem pioneered women’s rights creating more options in their personal and professional lives....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course RDG 091 taught by Professor Chaloka during the Spring '09 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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