After reflecting on the topic a little while longer, you decide that what you really want to say about this topic is that something should be done to reduce the amount of sugar these children consume.You revise your thesis statement to look like this: Because half of all American elementary school children consume nine times the recommended daily allowance of sugar, schools should be required to replace the beverages in soda machines with healthy alternatives.Her writing has appeared in "Lipstick Royalty Magazine," Copper-Moon Ezine and on her personal blog.She is currently the editor of the literary journal "Figment." Lorelle holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and journalism from the State University of New York at Albany.
Almost all of us—even if we don’t do it consciously—look early in an essay for a one- or two-sentence condensation of the argument or analysis that is to follow.
Almost all assignments, no matter how complicated, can be reduced to a single question.
Your first step, then, is to distill the assignment into a specific question.
A good thesis statement will usually include the following four attributes:.
Let’s say that your class focuses upon the problems posed by changes in the dietary habits of Americans.