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Thesis introduction


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How to turn a questions prompt into a thesis.

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Thesis introduction

  1. 1. Creating a Thesis
  2. 2. What is a thesis statement? <ul><li>In your notebooks… answer this question to the best of your ability. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have no idea… make something up.. It will help you remember. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How to Create a Thesis from a Question Prompt <ul><li>1. Read the Question Prompt. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Change the Prompt from a question into a firm statement . </li></ul><ul><li>3. Use this converted statement as the basis for your thesis . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Change the Question into a Statement <ul><li>Do you like vanilla ice cream? </li></ul><ul><li>There are several reasons why I do not like vanilla ice cream. </li></ul><ul><li>I like vanilla ice cream for a number of reasons. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Change the Question into a Statement <ul><li>What are the key characteristics of a civilization? </li></ul><ul><li>There are several key characteristics of civilization. </li></ul><ul><li>The five characteristics that play a role in the development of civilization are ______, _______, _____, ______, and ______. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Change the Question into a Statement <ul><li>Why were advanced cities essential to the growth of civilizations? </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced cities are essential to the growth of civilizations in several ways distinct ways. </li></ul><ul><li>The growth of civilization relied heavily on the the _____, ______ and _____ of advanced cities. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Change the Ques