What is a Thesis Statement?
A thesis is a controlling idea about a topic that the writer is attempting to prove
Why do I have to write a thesis statement? To test your ideas by narrowing them into a sentence or two
to better organize and develop your argument
to provide your reader with a “guide” to your argument
Using the following scenarios, select the strong statement and explain why this statement fits the criteria.
CHOOSE THE BEST RESEARCH THESIS
Choose the best working thesis for the proposed research paper.
A. There are many causes of anorexia nervosa.
B. Anorexia nervosa has both emotional and social causes which work hand-in-hand.
C. Anorexia nervosa occurs most often in young women aged 13 - 22.