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It is the _________ of your entire essay.
central idea statement
It is typically_______, and it is located in the final sentence of your introduction paragraph.
one sentence long
It tells the reader of your _______________.
Serves as a _______________________.
Helps the writer determine the essay's ________.
Becomes a reference point for all _________ in support or against an argument.
Anticipates __________ about the topic/argument.
Serves as a ___ to follow through the paper.
Keeps the reader __________ on the topic/argument.
_____ a reader into the topic.
Offers enough details for the reader to grasp the __________.
It should use _______, ______ language.
The reader should know what your ________ _______ will be about by just reading your ______ statement.
entire essay, thesis
Use ________ __________- NOT "some people say," "I will argue," "I think that," "In this essay, I will."
It will mention the ___________ and your_________.
Elements of the Thesis Statement
English Review: Thesis Statements, Topic Sentences/ Summarizing, Paraphrasing, Quoting
Re-vision: in Eight Stages of Authorship
Course foundation: Eight Stages of Authorship
Warriors Don't Cry Study Guide