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

Partner Up

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.

Daily Writing

Go to the journal link in Bb, and revise, or WRITE your thesis statement for WP 1

Homework