Writing Effective Thesis Statements and Introductory Paragraphs for Research Papers

After reading on the topic of their paper, high schoolers work in pairs to assess how to write powerful, precise thesis statements. The introduction contains three statements: a universal statement, a bridge statement, and a thesis statement. The lesson is designed for research projects, but it could translate well to any essay that involves stating a claim or argument.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Research
Common Core