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Introductions and Thesis Statements

Your introduction is the first thing the marker reads. It needs to engage the marker and clearly set out the argument that you will follow in the body of your essay. 18 more words

Essay Writing

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I’m seeing teachers ask for a one-sentence, three-part thesis statement that includes assertion, direction, and purpose.

Haven’t seen those terms before — and Google hasn’t either, so far.

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Thesis Statement

For the vast majority of my three-decade-long existence, I have been a creative maniac.  Writing, art, music, sewing, “etcetera, etcetera, etcetera!”

But about 18 months ago, I had one of those personality-altering life experiences. 402 more words

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Loosing the Chains of the Thesis Statement

What is a thesis? 

A necessary evil?

A helpful tool for generating writing?

A sentence at the end of the introduction that tells the reader what you will be arguing? 815 more words

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