Thesis Statements are one of the most challenging components of essay writing for many students! Help take out the guesswork and give students a system that works! Teach students how to write thesis statements, recognize and identify thesis statements, the difference between different types of thesis statements for each type of essay, and how to write "better" thesis statements with 15 pages of lesson handouts and practice worksheets.
Includes sections on Recognizing Thesis Statements (telling the difference between a fact or restatement of the. topic with a Thesis Statement), Identifying Thesis Statements (having students analyze thesis statements versus non-thesis statements), Types of Thesis Statements (with examples for each type of essay, i.e. Argumentative, Cause & Effect, Compare & Contrast, Descriptive, etc.), Writing "Better" Thesis Statements (step-by-step process of taking their thesis statements to the "next level" by including a taste of what is to come in the essay) - 15 pages of lessons and practice!
Perfect for writing workshops, centers, and whole-class or small group instruction!
Includes both PRINTABLE and DIGITAL VERSIONS for Distance Learning and In-Person Classrooms.