ESL 221. September 23, 2009. In-Class Reading. In Handbook , Read pp. 23-26 (start at the bottom of p. 23 with “Developing a working thesis” When you finish reading, complete any two of the examples at the bottom of p. 26 (e.g. 1 & 4, 2 & 5, 3 & 4, etc.). Research Questions.
September 23, 2009
Working with a partner, write a thesis statement that answers the following research question:
What are the benefits of studying abroad?
For each essay prompt below, determine the type of thesis statement that would be most appropriate (informative, interpretive or argumentative):
Thesis Statement: The negative outcomes of drinking alcohol include, but are not limited to: poor performance in school, an increase of risky behaviors, and alcoholism.