Share this interactive Powerpoint with your students to build a clear understanding of thesis statements. This is a scaffolded lesson leading students from simple, basic statements to well-developed and complex sentences. Filled with fun examples, interactive questions, and active participation activities. Students will learn through movement, hands-on activities, and application exercises.
This lesson provides a solid introduction to expository writing and leads smoothly into the construction of a traditional five paragraph essay.
See my Cloze notes that accompany the Powerpoint.