Thesis Statement Writing Practice Directions: Create a thesis statement for the following writing prompts. (Review notes on thesis statements.)
Several weeks ago I wrote a story for The Write Practice about the hidden value of a handwritten letter. In my file, labeled Letters, I found a thirty-year old letter from Tokyo. The letter was addressed to me, at The Tokyo Journal, the magazine where I worked as a photographer and graphic designer in Tokyo, Japan in 1985.
This week we learned about narrative writing and how to start your story. We were taught five ways to begin a narrative story that I thought would be useful to the Write Practice community.
Thesis Writing Practice Worksheet
The student may then write some practice thesis statements based on that sentence structure. The student may eliminate all nouns, verbs, and adjectives, leaving blank spaces where those words were; then, he or she may refill those spots with nouns and verbs on a different subject. In this way, the student will become comfortable writing sentences that look like thesis statements.