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After the guided practice lessons and the 13 Thesis Statement Worksheets, your students will be able to dissect an essay writing prompt, formulate a question, and answer that question with a perfectly crafted thesis statement. Works for CCSS W. 1 Argumentative and CCSS W. 2 Informational/Explanatory Essays. Uses the Common Core Language of Instruction (claim, etc.).
Includes two guided practice lessons on How to Dissect the Writing Prompt with the the WHO, WHAT, HOW, DO Strategy and How to Teach the Thesis Statement.
Each of the 13 Thesis Statement Worksheets provides independent practice in the following:
*Note: Each of the 13 Poor Thesis Statements, which the student revises or replaces, includes a different thesis statement writing error. Learning what not to do is just as important as knowing what to do in crafting an effective thesis statement.
Thesis Statement Worksheets are found in my comprehensive Teaching Essay Strategies program.