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a.) Once a thesis statement is drafted, it should not be revisedb.) In short essays, the thesis statement usually appears in the first paragraph.c.) A good working thesis statement helps the writer maintain focus while draftingd.) The thesis statement articulates an essay’s controlling idea.a.)Correct.
A working thesis statement is a starting point - it often changes as the writing is developed. Revision of the thesis statement is always an option. Therefore, this statement is false.6 — Theses: Asking what and whyUnderstand how to ask "what" and "why" questions to improve a thesis statementWhen asking “why” about a thesis statement, writers should consider the “occasion for writing.” This includes thinking about __________.a.) the types of support they will useb.) the significance of their chosen topicc.) their purpose and intended audienced.) their personal ability to create an argumentc.)Correct.The "occasion for writing" considers the rhetorical situation, which includes purpose and audience.7 — Narrowing Your ThesisUnderstand strategies for narrowing a thesis statement.