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Thesis Statements!. What is a Thesis Statement? A statement that expresses your position on your topic in one sentence. A statement that expresses your.

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1 Thesis Statements!

2 What is a Thesis Statement? A statement that expresses your position on your topic in one sentence. A statement that expresses your position on your topic in one sentence. It is focused on just one topic. It is focused on just one topic. It is NOT: Just a topic Just a topic A Question A Question

3 Where do I find a thesis statement? Thesis statements are the last sentence of an introductory paragraph of an essay. Last sentence of your first paragraph!

4 What does a Good Thesis Statement Look Like? Good Thesis Statement: Henry Ford was an important inventor because of his technological contributions to our country. Needs Work: Henry Ford was an important man.

5 What does a Good Thesis Statement Look Like? Good Thesis Statement: The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War. Needs Work: The Battle of Gettysburg was an important battle. A lot of men died at the Battle of Gettysburg.

6 Find the Thesis Statement It doesnt matter what kind they are, despite how much joy they bring, so many of them are looked down upon. A great many of people have strict beliefs that video games will only corrupt their children and are nothing but trouble. This kind of line of thinking isnt really so unbelievable and sounds very rational. The common conversation about the subject of the video game would most likely be opposing the idea or about the most popular one, Call of Duty. Research has also shown that video games may actually improve, if not teach, important skills that are necessary for life. The skills shown to be learned through video games are related to mental, career building and other multipurpose skills. Video games improve an individuals health, skills and the economy.

7 Find the Thesis Statement It doesnt matter what kind they are, despite how much joy they bring, so many of them are looked down upon. A great many of people have strict beliefs that video games will only corrupt their children and are nothing but trouble. This kind of line of thinking isnt really so unbelievable and sounds very rational. The common conversation about the subject of the video game would most likely be opposing the idea or about the most popular one, Call of Duty. Research has also shown that video games may actually improve, if not teach, important skills that are necessary for life. The skills shown to be learned through video games are related to mental, career building and other multipurpose skills. Video games improve an individuals health, skills and the economy.

8 Find the Thesis Statement Going through the 1800s, fashion was very important to women. The look that women choose was very proper and unique; something different from today. French fashion was dominated by a new wave of Anglomania (Thomas Pauline). Anglomania is an intense admiration of, interest in, or tendency to imitate English institutions, manners, and customs. Because of this women looked up to royalty fashion, and the change of it throughout the 1800s. There was lots of detailing and extravagant accessories in the fashion that we dont have today. Fashion trends in the 1800s have a historical difference from fashion today.

9 Find the Thesis Statement Going through the 1800s, fashion was very important to women. The look that women choose was very proper and unique; something different from today. French fashion was dominated by a new wave of Anglomania (Thomas Pauline). Anglomania is an intense admiration of, interest in, or tendency to imitate English institutions, manners, and customs. Because of this women looked up to royalty fashion, and the change of it throughout the 1800s. There was lots of detailing and extravagant accessories in the fashion that we dont have today. Fashion trends in the 1800s have a historical difference from fashion today.

10 Good or Needs Work? Everyone or almost everyone knows about the D-Day, also known as Operation Overlord, the largest invasion world history. But little is known about what was going on behind the scene before and during D-Day. Things like the pre-D- Day assaults, the other part to Operation Overlord, the lives lost, or why we had to get involved in another world war. But the things that people know little about are what made Operation Overlord the most success full operation in military history.

11 Good or Needs Work? Inside this guide, any recruit with the desire to get into the military will be informed about different parts and sections of the process of joining the military. What every new solider should know is that before you can join the military, the recruit should go to every recruiter and find out what branch of the military they want to be in. Then the recruiter looks at your past history to find out if the new recruit has any felonies. After he has looked at the enlistees past, the recruiter wants to know what your education level is. The requirements to enter the military are having a clean background history, a good knowledge of high school courses, and being physically fit.

12 Good or Needs Work? Have you ever wondered how sport shoes have evolved over the years? There are many types of athletic shoes and they have been around for a long time. Athletic shoes have a variety of features that have changed since the first athletic shoes where made in The main topics of this paper are the inventing of the original athletic shoe, the new technology we have made to improve over the athletic shoe and the Minimalist (barefoot like shoe).

13 Your Assignment Read your sources Read your sources Fill out your green sheet: Fill out your green sheet: Write your thesis statement Write your thesis statement Determine your Power 2 ideas. You need 4 of them. Determine your Power 2 ideas. You need 4 of them. Due at the end of the hour!


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