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### The Simple Thesis Statement

1. 1. THE THESIS STATEMENT FROM TOPIC SENTENCE TO THESIS STATEMENT Image courtesy of www.vijugi.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
2. 2. CONTENTS BEFORE YOU BEGIN • Summary • Three Parts • Special Language THE SECRET FORMULA • Can + To • Part 1 • Part 2 • Part 3 THE SIMPLE THESIS STATEMENT • The 1x1x3 Structure • The 1x3x1 Structure • The 3x1x1 Structure FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
3. 3. FROM PROBLEM STATEMENT TO TOPIC SENTENCE BEFORE YOU BEGIN • Three Parts • What’s A Thesis? • Special Language Image courtesy of commons.wikimedia.org FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
4. 4. Before You Begin: SUMMARY This presentation teaches how to create a simple thesis statement that uses a 1x3 structure. This refers to a thesis statement with three parts, where only one of the three parts is composed of three elements. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
5. 5. Before You Begin: Three Parts The effective problem statement has three (3) parts. • TARGET BENEFICIARY: A specific target beneficiary • URGENT NEEDS: Beneficiary needs that are clearly urgent or in a problem or situation that is clearly critical • RELEVANCE: What the beneficiary must do (required action) to meet the need or problem must be countable or quantifiable DETAILS: Details with examples are in the file Writing the Topic Sentence (Assertion) FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
6. 6. Before You Begin: Use “can” A thesis statement is a tentative answer to a research question. • • DETAILED EXPLANATION: See Slides 23 to 30 of the file Research Proposal 3 - The Three-Part Thesis Statement at http://www.slideshare.net/JaimeCabrera3/research-proposal-3-the-threepartthesis-statement EXAMPLE: For an example of a three-part thesis statement, see Slides 05 to 09 of the file Research Proposal 4 - Sample Thesis Statement and Proposal Summary at http://www.slideshare.net/JaimeCabrera3/research-proposal-4-sample-thesisstatement-and-proposal-summary FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
7. 7. Before You Begin: Special Language An effective thesis statement uses a special vocabulary and grammar. EXPLANATION & EXAMPLES: See Slides 02 to 22 of the file Research Proposal 3 - The Three-Part Thesis Statement at http://www.slideshare.net/JaimeCabrera3/research-proposal-3-the-threepartthesis-statement FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
8. 8. FROM PROBLEM STATEMENT TO TOPIC SENTENCE THE SECRET FORMULA • Requirements • Part 1 • Part 2 • Part 3 Image courtesy of hdwallpaper2013.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
9. 9. Secret Formula: CAN + TO The effective topic sentence uses can and to. target beneficiary + can + measurable action + to + urgent need FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
10. 10. Secret Formula: Three Parts An effective topic sentence has three parts. Part 1: All ideas before the word can. Part 2: All ideas before the word to. Part 3: All ideas after the word to. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
11. 11. Secret Formula: Part 1 All ideas before the word can. TARGET BENEFICIARY + can + measurable action + to + urgent need FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
12. 12. Example: Part 1 Specific target beneficiary Part 1 can + Part 2 + to Part 3 Children can from 4 to 6 years old FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW follow to spell 25 six English pictures words on a in three poster months. to learn PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
13. 13. Secret Formula: Part 2 All ideas before the word to. target beneficiary + can + MEASURABLE ACTION + to + urgent need FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
14. 14. Example: Part 2 Required action of the beneficiary Part 1 can Children can from 4 to 6 years old FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW Part 2 to Part 3 follow to spell 25 six English pictures words on a in three poster months. to learn PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
15. 15. Secret Formula: Part 3 All ideas after the word to. target beneficiary + can + measurable action + to + URGENT NEED FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
16. 16. Example: Part 3 Urgent need of the beneficiary Part 1 can Children can from 4 to 6 years old FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW Part 2 to Part 3 follow to spell 30 six English pictures words on a in three poster months. to learn PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
17. 17. SIMPLE THESIS STATEMENTS THE 1x3 STRUCTURES • The 1x1x3 Structure • The 1x3x1 Structure • The 3x1x1 Structure Image courtesy of www.vijugi.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
18. 18. Simple Thesis Statement: 1x3 Structure The simple thesis statement uses a 1x3 structure. This means that: • A thesis statement has three parts. • Only one of the three parts is composed of three elements. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
19. 19. FROM PROBLEM STATEMENT TO TOPIC SENTENCE THE 1X1X3 STRUCTURE • • • • The 1x1x3 Formula How to use Time Variables How to use Action Variables How to use Output Variables Image courtesy of datawallpaper.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
20. 20. 1x1x3 Thesis Statement: Formula Part 1 No change FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE Part 2 Part 3 can No to Create change three parts END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
21. 21. 1x1x3 Thesis Statement: Output Part 1 Part 2 Part 3: Output Children can follow to spell 30 from 4 six flowers, to 6 pictures trees and years on a animals old poster in three to learn FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE months. LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
22. 22. 1x1x3 Thesis Statement: Output Assertion or Assumption: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. Three-part Thesis Statement: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 flowers, trees and animals in three months. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
23. 23. 1x1x3 Thesis Statement: Action Part 1 Part 2 Part 3: Action Children can follow to say, spell from 4 six and write to 6 pictures 30 English years on a words in old poster three to learn months. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
24. 24. 1x1x3 Thesis Statement: Action Assertion or Assumption: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. Three-part Thesis Statement: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to say, spell and write 30 English words in three months. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
25. 25. 1x1x3 Thesis Statement: Time Part 1 Part 2 Part 3: Time Children can follow to spell 30 English from 4 six words in three to 6 pictures months at 1 years on a hour a day old and 3 days poster to learn FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE per week. LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
26. 26. 1x1x3 Thesis Statement: Time Assertion or Assumption: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. Three-part Thesis Statement: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months, at 1 hour a day and 3 days per week. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
27. 27. FROM PROBLEM STATEMENT TO TOPIC SENTENCE THE 1X3X1 STRUCTURE • • • • The 1x3x1 Formula How To Use Time Variables How To Use Action Variables How To Use Input Variables Image courtesy of datawallpaper.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
28. 28. 1x3x1 Thesis Statement: Formula Part 1 Part 2 can Create No change three parts FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE Part 3 to No change LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
29. 29. 1x3x1 Thesis Statement: Inputs Part 2: Inputs Part 1 Children can follow six from 4 shapes, to 6 colors, and years letters old on a Part 3: to spell 30 English words in three months. poster to learn FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
30. 30. 1x3x1 Thesis Statement: Inputs Assertion or Assumption: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. Three-part Thesis Statement: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six shapes, colors and letters on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
31. 31. 1x3x1 Thesis Statement: Action Part 2: Action Part 1 Part 3 Children can cut, color to spell 30 and from 4 English paste six to 6 words in pictures years three on a old months. poster to learn FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
32. 32. 1x3x1 Thesis Statement: Action Assertion or Assumption: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. Three-part Thesis Statement: Children from 4 to 6 years old can cut, color and paste six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
33. 33. 1x3x1 Thesis Statement: Time Part 2: Time Part 1 Part 3 Children can , every to spell 30 Monday, from 4 English Thursday and to 6 words in Saturday, years three follow six pictures old months. on a poster to learn FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
34. 34. 1x3x1 Thesis Statement: Time Assertion or Assumption: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. Three-part Thesis Statement: Children from 4 to 6 years old can, every Monday, Thursday and Saturday, follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
35. 35. FROM PROBLEM STATEMENT TO TOPIC SENTENCE THE 3X1X1 STRUCTURE • • • • The 3x1x1 Formula How to use Description Variables How to use Classification Variables If you don’t know how to classify Image courtesy of www.wallcg.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
36. 36. 3x1x1 Thesis Statement: Formula Part 1 Create three parts FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE Part 2 Part 3 can No to No change change END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
37. 37. 3x1x1 Thesis Statement: Description Part 1: Speed Part 2 Part 3 Fast, can follow to spell 30 average, six English and slow pictures words in children on a three from 4 to poster months. 6 years to learn old FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
38. 38. 3x1x1 Thesis Statement: Description Assertion or Assumption: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. Three-part Thesis Statement: Fast, average and slow children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
39. 39. 3x1x1 Thesis Statement: Classification Part 1: Types Part 2 Part 3 ?, ? and can follow to spell 30 ? six English children pictures words in from 4 on a three to 6 poster months. years to learn old FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
40. 40. 3x1x1 Thesis Statement: Classification Assertion or Assumption: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. Three-part Thesis Statement: Suppose you don’t know how to classify children into three types, what can you do? Google can be a useful tool. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
41. 41. Record of Search KEYWORDS SEARCH 1 KEYWORDS SEARCH 2 MATCH
42. 42. Source HYPERLINK SECTION PUBLISHER TITLE 1 PARA 2 CITY PARA 3 TITLE 2 PARA 4 AUTHOR REFERENCE Oliver, K. (2002). “Understanding Your Child's Temperament” in Family Life Month Packet 2002. Ohio State University Extension, Columbus, Ohio. Available online 23 November 2013 at ohioline.osu.edu.
43. 43. 3x1x1 Thesis Statement: Types Assertion or Assumption: Children from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. Three-part Thesis Statement: Flexible, feisty and cautious children (Oliver, 2002, par. 2-4) from 4 to 6 years old can follow six pictures on a poster to learn to spell 30 English words in three months. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
44. 44. Before You End: SUMMARY This presentation teaches how to create a simple thesis statement that uses a 1x3 structure. This refers to a thesis statement with three parts, where only one of the three parts is composed of three elements. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
45. 45. END OF PRESENTATION Send comments or suggestions to mr.jaime.aiu@gmail.com THANK YOU Image courtesy of datawallpaper.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED