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Thesis Test

Thesis Statements and Prompt Analysis

Prompt Analysis Step 1 Cross out Read and Think
Prompt Analysis Step 2 Box the prompt and circle key words
Prompt Analysis Step 3 Turn the prompt into a question. No yes or no answers.
Prompt Analysis Step 4 Brainstorm a list of reasons that answer the question
Prompt Analysis Step 5 Put a star by your two strongest reasons. Are any of your reasons too similar or too wordy?
Prompt Analysis Step 6 Answer the question by including your two reasons (AQA + 2 reasons = Thesis)
Prompt Analysis Step 7 Circle the same key words in your thesis that you highlighted in the prompt to make sure you are on topic.
Prompt Analysis Step 8 Cross out the question.
A thesis has - (3 things) 1. Answer to the question 2. Take a side 3. Two reasons
A thesis is 1 sentence (true or false?) True
A thesis is one sentence that tells the reader where they are going and why