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In years past, I’ve used this fantastic graphic organizer to help teach the concept of thesis statements to students ranging from seventh grade to eleventh grade. 159 more words

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I came across this passage from the novelist Nicholson Baker yesterday:

To find their way in American life, high-schoolers need to be able to speak English, to read, to listen to and respect other people’s opinions, to have a command of the basic elements of courtesy and, to a lesser extent, to write.

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Thesis Statements

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by Abby Ponder

If you’ve ever taken any English class ever–or if you’ve written a paper in general, really–then you’ve probably heard of thesis statements. In fact, you’ve probably used them. 599 more words

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