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Multiparagraph Essay Thesis Sentences
Thesis Sentence <ul><li>A thesis is a general sentence with a subject and an opinion (also called commentary) </li></ul><u...
Review <ul><li>A thesis is a general sentence with a ____________ and an ___________ (also called ____________________). <...
Practice sentences <ul><li>For each of the following thesis sentences, underline the subject once and the opinion (comment...
Practice sentences <ul><li>a. Fishing is fun to do when I am with my dad. </li></ul><ul><li>b. English is my favorite clas...
Review <ul><li>What are the two parts of a thesis? ____________ and ___________ (also called ____________________). </li><...
Practice creating sentences <ul><li>Now you will practice writing thesis statements on your own. </li></ul><ul><li>First y...
Practice creating sentences <ul><li>The next step is to write a thesis for your subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Here is an exam...
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  1. 1. Multiparagraph Essay Thesis Sentences
  2. 2. Thesis Sentence <ul><li>A thesis is a general sentence with a subject and an opinion (also called commentary) </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Australia is the best country of all for a vacation. </li></ul><ul><li>In this sentence, Australia is the subject. The rest of the sentence tells the writer’s opinion, or commentary , about it – that it’s the best country for a vacation. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Review <ul><li>A thesis is a general sentence with a ____________ and an ___________ (also called ____________________). </li></ul>
  4. 4. Practice sentences <ul><li>For each of the following thesis sentences, underline the subject once and the opinion (commentary) twice. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>East High is a wonderful place to go to school. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Practice sentences <ul><li>a. Fishing is fun to do when I am with my dad. </li></ul><ul><li>b. English is my favorite class. </li></ul><ul><li>c. It is exciting going to a new school. </li></ul><ul><li>d. Tacos are my favorite food. </li></ul><ul><li>e. I like radio station Q106 the most. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Review <ul><li>What are the two parts of a thesis? ____________ and ___________ (also called ____________________). </li></ul>
  7. 7. Practice creating sentences <ul><li>Now you will practice writing thesis statements on your own. </li></ul><ul><li>First you need to think of some subjects you know something about </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Getting braces </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bicycling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Practice creating sentences <ul><li>The next step is to write a thesis for your subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Here is an example about getting braces . </li></ul><ul><li>Getting braces was one of the best things that could have happened to me. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a thesis because it has a subject (getting braces) and an opinion (was one of the best things that could have happened to me.) </li></ul>
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