By Worth Weller and Ashley Workman (with a little help from the Purdue and Dartmouth OWL) and other online sources. Writing the Thesis Statement. What is it?. for most student work, it's a one- or two- sentence statement that explicitly outlines the purpose or point of your paper.
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By Worth Weller and Ashley Workman (with a little help from the Purdue and Dartmouth OWL) and other online sources
The four “shoulds” of a thesis statement:
Which thesis is best?
Question: How are deserts of the world the same and different?
Thesis 1: I am going to tell you about the deserts of the world.
Thesis 2: Deserts of the world, including ones in North and South America, Antarctica, Africa, Australia, and Asia are the same and different.
Thesis 3: Although the deserts of the world have many similarities, they are vastly different in terms of temperature, vegetation, and size.