Posted by y912f on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 12:30pm.
(Limited Topic for Thesis Statement
(Main Idea about This Topic)
((how do you feel about this topic))
((what is your opinion about this topic or issue))
4.Three-Step Format for Thesis Statement:
(Specific Support for Paragraph #2)
(Specific Support for Paragraph #3)
(Specific Support for Paragraph #4)
5. Thesis Statement with Three-Step Format:
i will give an example that shows how to do all of this
These sites have ideas for topics as well as suggestions about how to write an excellent descriptive essay. Be sure to choose a topic that you feel strongly about.
ex. from my text:
Broad Subject: Walt Disney World
Limited Topic: Epcot Theme Park
Main idea about this topic: Adventure
Thesis without three-step format: Epcot Theme Park is an adventure filled with journeys.
Three-step Format for thesis:
1. journeys to exotic lands
2. high-tech playthings
3. unbelievable spectacles
To form a thesis statement that contains the three-step format, simply combine the three basic ideas with the thesis statement. Here are thesis statements that could be used for a five-paragraph essay. Actually, you can present the thesis statement with a three-step format in different ways:
1. Epcot Theme Park is an adventure filled with jouneyes to exotic lands, high-tech playtings, and unbelievable spectacles.
2. Journeys to exotic lands, high-tech playthings, and unbelievable spectacles are some of the adventures that you will discover at Epcot Theme Park at Walt Disney World.
ok..i want to write about a place.
here are some that i thought of:
Asheville, NC- family's fav vacation spot
Asheville sounds like a great place to describe.
Go for it -- and good luck!
I suggest you write as much as you can, then put it aside for a day or two. When you come back to it, you'll be able to read it with fresh eyes and ideas.
Finally, when you're near a final draft, please post it here, and we'll be glad to help you polish it.
I think writing about Asheville would be fantastic... It is an interesting, beautiful place with lots of possibilities of things to describe.
and one more thing..
since that is my narrow topic..what would be the broad topic. beacuse i have to list them both: the broad and the narrow
or if this is the broad, how could i narrow it down
Pick about three things you want to describe about Asheville. Then incorporate them into your thesis statement.
In other words, Asheville is your broad topic. The three aspects of it is your narrow topic.
um...i don't think that's how i'm supposed to do it.
asheville will be the broad topic
then i have to pick a narrower topic
then make a thesis , and then a three-step thesis. both about the more narrower topic..
i need help narrowing hte topic
or..what if my broad topic is:
and i narrow it to:
is that ok?
I stand by my original idea. Asheville is your broad topic. The specific places constitutes your narrow topic.
Maybe something like this?
Asheville is a fabulous place for scenic hiking, shopping for locally made crafts, and delicious meals.
I agree totally with MsSue. Asheville is the broad topic. Then choose 3 things about the place that make it a super vacation spot. They would be your support.
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