Mind Map Gallery Thesis Map
This is a mind map about Thesis Map.Edited at 2020-12-23 09:19:57
What is a Thesis Map
Students already know:
How to organize a paragraph
How to write a topic sentence
How to write a concluding sentence
How to establish main points in multipleparagraph writing.
How to write a topic sentence in first person
The appropriate time to use less than threemain points
The appropriate time to use more than threemain points
Writing thesis statements in first person
Writing thesis statements in one OR twosentences
This is the topic you are writing about
Example: Vanilla Ice cream
This is your opinion on the topic you are writingabout
Example: It's the best flavor
Three Main Points
Three supporting points for your opinion onyour topic
Example: it is the most versatile flavor, it is oneof the most popular flavors, and it is the basisfor other ice cream flavors
THESIS+TOPIC+ THREE MAIN POINTS =THESIS
A onesentence statement in the last paragraphof your introductory paragraph in an essay.
Example: Vanilla ice cream is the best flavorbecause it is the most versatile flavor, it is oneof the most popular flavors, and it is the basisfor other ice cream flavors.
Students often think that a thesis statement is atopic sentence.
Students think a thesis statement can be at thebeginning of the introduction paragraph.
Students do not understand the purpose of athesis statement and how it functions in anessay.
Students do not understand the importance ofthe structure of a thesis statement.