Thesis Generator

 

Based on your research, you will make a recommendation about your organization through a thesis statement.If you are having trouble getting started on your thesis, it can help to envision your project as a conversation with your audience.

(1)       Dear Audience, I want to convince you that. . .

 

Sample

 

Ocean Peace is a good environmental organization for service learning.

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(2)       The main reasons why you should believe me are that. . .

 

Sample

 

Ocean Peaceís programs have proven to impact the community's awareness of ocean pollution.

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(3)       The reason you should care is becauseÖ

 

Sample

 

Service learning is beneficial in connecting education to real world issues.

 

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(4)       Now, take those ideas and write 1-2 sentences that make an argument.

 

Sample

 

Students will benefit from service learning with Ocean Peace because the organizationís programs have proven to impact the community's awareness of ocean pollution and service learning is beneficial in connecting education to real world issues.

Your Turn: What is your thesis statement?

 

 

 

 

 

Adapted from Patrick Raelís Reading, Writing, and Researching for History, Bowdoin College