Structuring a written argument 1314

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Structuring a written argument 1314

  1. 1. WRITING A THESIS Tuesday, October 29, 13
  2. 2. WRITING A THESIS Write a clear, concise and, thoughtful thesis that responds to the following question: Tuesday, October 29, 13
  3. 3. WRITING A THESIS Write a clear, concise and, thoughtful thesis that responds to the following question: Tuesday, October 29, 13
  4. 4. WRITING A THESIS Write a clear, concise and, thoughtful thesis that responds to the following question: Is STAB a good school? Tuesday, October 29, 13
  5. 5. WRITING A THESIS Write a clear, concise and, thoughtful thesis that responds to the following question: Is STAB a good school? Tuesday, October 29, 13
  6. 6. WRITING A THESIS Write a clear, concise and, thoughtful thesis that responds to the following question: Is STAB a good school? Tuesday, October 29, 13
  7. 7. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF HISTORY Tuesday, October 29, 13
  8. 8. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF HISTORY 1. What basic question are historians trying to answer? Tuesday, October 29, 13
  9. 9. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF HISTORY 1. What basic question are historians trying to answer? 2. Why is it impossible to answer this question with 100% accuracy? Tuesday, October 29, 13
  10. 10. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF HISTORY 1. What basic question are historians trying to answer? 2. Why is it impossible to answer this question with 100% accuracy? 3. What do historians use in constructing their answers to the above question? Tuesday, October 29, 13
  11. 11. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF HISTORY 1. What basic question are historians trying to answer? 2. Why is it impossible to answer this question with 100% accuracy? 3. What do historians use in constructing their answers to the above question? 4. Because of the imprecise, variable, MAN-MADE nature of history, what might we say history is a collection of Tuesday, October 29, 13
  12. 12. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF HISTORY 1. What basic question are historians trying to answer? 2. Why is it impossible to answer this question with 100% accuracy? 3. What do historians use in constructing their answers to the above question? 4. Because of the imprecise, variable, MAN-MADE nature of history, what might we say history is a collection of *** Tuesday, October 29, 13
  13. 13. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF HISTORY 1. What basic question are historians trying to answer? 2. Why is it impossible to answer this question with 100% accuracy? 3. What do historians use in constructing their answers to the above question? 4. Because of the imprecise, variable, MAN-MADE nature of history, what might we say history is a collection of *** 5. What is a thesis statement and how does it relate to questions 1-4? Tuesday, October 29, 13
  14. 14. THESIS-WRITING In responding to a question, the thesis should contain two parts: 1. Your stance/position on the topic 2.Your reasons (3) Tuesday, October 29, 13
  15. 15. WRITING A THESIS Write a clear, concise and, thoughtful thesis that responds to the following question: Is STAB a good school? Tuesday, October 29, 13
  16. 16. WRITING A THESIS STAB is a good school because... x.___________, y.__________, and z____________ Tuesday, October 29, 13
  17. 17. WRITING A THESIS Which is better, college football or NFL football? OR How realistic is “reality television”? Tuesday, October 29, 13
  18. 18. WRITING A THESIS College/NFL football is better than College/NFL football because... x.___________, y.__________, and z____________ Tuesday, October 29, 13

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