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Can you give an example of a thesis statement, then re-write it so that it's preserving what's at the heart of your thesis. Re-write it so that it captures the heart of your readers. Finally, identify whether your thesis is a claim of fact, definiton, value, cause, or policy. Expalin what it means and list three sub-claims use to support your thesis.

Here are some excellent webpages on thesis statements. Please read them over and come up with your own response to this assignment. Then someone here will give you feedback.

http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/thesistatement.html

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/thesis.htm

http://nutsandbolts.washcoll.edu/beginning.html
Scroll down a bit for Thesis Statements.

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_thesis.html

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