Presentation on theme: "Thesis Statements 1.Subject – your topic 2.Opinion – your argument 3.Blueprint of Reason – how you plan to argue/prove your opinion."— Presentation transcript:
Thesis Statements 1.Subject – your topic 2.Opinion – your argument 3.Blueprint of Reason – how you plan to argue/prove your opinion
The topic is MUSIC Narrow the topic to a genre You choose HIP HOP What is your opinion (if unsure do research to help you formulate your opinion).
Your opinion - HIP HOP is not offensive and positively influences urban youth. Is it arguable? Would others disagree?
Do the research to find evidence to support your opinion. Hip Hop Research Portal Cornell University Hip Hop Research Guide contains book titles, videos, articles, topics, discussions, links, photos, and polls related to hip hop. Learn more about how Cornell University Library promotes hip hop research, teaching, and study.
What you found. Gives urban youth a chance for artistic expression. It is a form of street poetry. It inspires youth to overcome challenges "It cost me more to be free than a life in the Penn/ Makin' money off of cus words, writin' again/ Learn how to think ahead so I fight with my pen/ Late night down Sunset, likin' the sin" - 2pac.
Thesis Statement “Though many people dismiss Hip HOP as offensive, Hip Hop music inspires urban youth to overcome challenges, offers an important opportunity for artistic expression, and allows the artist to articulate the poetry of the street.”
The Thesis statement has two messages. The Thesis statement tells the reader where you are going in your essay. How you plan on getting there.