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To sharpen a working thesis throughout the writing process, question your thesis. Iupui Revising Thesis Statements University Writing Center Home University Writing Center, a division of Undergraduate Studies 1. 214 Sterling C.
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Consultants can assist you at any point in the writing process, from understanding the assignment and planning the paper to citing sources and final revisions. This handout is designed to help writers revise thesis statements early in the drafting process. It reviews definitions of thesis statement and working thesis.
It offers characteristics of both weak and strong thesis statements so writers can learn to evaluate thesis statements. It You revise your thesis statement to look like this: More attention should be paid to the food and beverage choices available to elementary school children.
This statement asserts your position, but the terms more attention and School of Liberal Arts University Writing Center Because writers need readers Cavanaugh Hall 008H University Library 2125 (317) (317) www. iupui Revision is The process of reviewing your rough draft and making changes to organization and development that move it closer to a final draft.
A process that checks for readability, logic, and clarity. B. A good thesis statement says something that you believe but with which others might disagree. Therefore, a thesis cannot be a sentence which simply states a fact. Example In todays society, children are not allowed to vote. States a fact; not a thesis. Children should not be allowed to vote.
States a position; thesis. The thesis should help the audience to anticipate your analysis and your synthesis. II. Present the results of the analysis of the texts you are using, showing how the information in the texts can lead to an interesting or compelling synthesis.