Thesis Development: Steps and Instructions


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A should ... because format for thesis statements in persuasive essays _____.

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1. What is a similarity between an overly detailed thesis statement and a vague thesis statement?

2. You can make use of ideas that you generated during prewriting/brainstorming _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz combo helps gauge your knowledge of developing a thesis. Topics you will be quizzed on include the definition of a thesis and steps involved in creating one.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to review:

  • What a thesis statement is
  • Persuasive essays
  • Steps involved in constructing a thesis statement
  • Next step after prewriting/brainstorming

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding a thesis statement
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the steps involved in creating a thesis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding persuasive essays and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about thesis statements, review the corresponding lesson called Thesis Development: Steps and Instructions. This lesson will help you:

  • Define thesis
  • Identify the steps involved in creating a thesis statement
  • Examine the benefits of making a rough version first
  • Review the should...because structure