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The most important part of writing: crafting the thesis statement (part 1)

Spend a great chunk of your time working and re-working your thesis statement. This is the most important part of your paper. All the rest of the paper proves your thesis. 249 more words


What does it mean when the teacher says to "put it in my own words?" (I'm a Freshman, I don't have any words of my own.)

When the teacher says to put it in your own words it can mean a couple of things:

1. The teacher doesn’t want a paper filled to overflowing with direct quotes (large block quotes in particular) and he or she wants some of those citations summarized and put into your own words.   478 more words

the thesis introduction

The old adage “first impressions count” really holds true when it comes to thesis introductions. After the title and the abstract, the introduction is the first thing the examiner sees. 1,119 more words

Pat Thomson