Breaking down essay writing prompts by Asking Questions…
Let’s break down this Expository writing prompt… Inventions have been made in order for society to advance in knowledge and technology. They work to solve life problems and make life easier for people. Write about an invention that you think is most important or has had the largest impact on the human population. What does this invention do? Why is it so important? Explain your answers in a multi-paragraph essay.
Thesis Statements and You Our mantra: Opinion plus plan. Opinion + plan
Thesis is the brain of the essay. Answer the prompt with your Opinion Tell your Plan of how you will support that opinion.
Thesis Statements… If my house was burning to the ground the three most important things I would grab are my car keys, my cell phone, and my wallet. My keys would provide a fast getaway for myself and my family. My cell phone has many photos and my calendar. My wallet has my drivers license and bank cards. Etc.