By explaining each of the pitfalls to writing good thesis statements and providing numerous examples of weak thesis statements and why they aren’t effective, this class-room tested lesson enables students to formulate powerful thesis statements which, in turn, lead to sound arguments. Included in the package are four worksheets:
Fact vs. Opinion
Narrow the Focus
Create an Assertion
These worksheets allow students to recognize and practice writing effective thesis statements. There is also a short quiz. Answer keys are given for each.
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