Thesis Statements...Get One!
- Y'all are struggling with these still.
- Thesis statements should be arguable and debatable claims you are going to prove in your paper.
- Check out the OWL: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/545/01/
- Where to find a thesis?? Look at your conclusion!
- Use Jen's "inverted triangle" technique. I'll need a volunteer
Get with a partner in your writing group. Ask your partner the following question, and write down what he or she says:
- What does your paper do?
- In one sentences, summarize what you concluded based on your rhetorical analysis
- Next, compare what you wrote to the existing thesis in the paper.
Go to the journal link in Bb, and revise, or WRITE your thesis statement for WP 1
- Make any revisions or updates to your WP 1 draft. Remember so save a new version if you make any significant changes. Bring an electronic version of your most recent draft of WP 1 to class on Wed.
- READ: http://writingcommons.org/open-text/collaboration/peer-review/87-navigate-reader-suggestions-wisely. This article prepares you for the important peer review we'll be doing in class on Wed. Jot down some specific reflections about the reading, and be prepared to share these in class.