Fundamentals Writing and Lit Thesis Statement Presentation

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Fundamentals Writing and Lit Thesis Statement Presentation

  1. 1. Developing Thesis Statements(With Me, Mrs. Cannon)
  2. 2. Thesisstatements are an important part of writing apaper. Theytell us whatyour paper will be about.
  3. 3. Thesis statements are easy to make.Just remember this simple formula:
  4. 4. Imaginethat we are writing a paper about my Roaming Gnome.
  5. 5. Hello!
  6. 6. I want to write anessay about how much he loves to travel. So……..
  7. 7. Subject: My Roaming GnomeFocus or Feeling: His love oftravelingIf we put them together, theymight look like this…
  8. 8. My Roaming Gnome + his love oftravel =Because my Roaming Gnome isadventurous, he loves to travelthe world.
  9. 9. My Roaming Gnome + his love oftravel =Because my Roaming Gnome isadventurous, he loves to travelthe world. This tells my readers that they can expect to learn about in my essay.
  10. 10. My Roaming Gnome + his love oftravel =Because my Roaming Gnome isadventurous, he loves to travelthe world. Everything that I write about should tell readers about his travels: places he’s been, things he’s done, and maybe even why he loves traveling so much.
  11. 11. Have thesis statement questions? Just let me know.
  12. 12. Andremember…
  13. 13. Subject Plus Focus or Feeling

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