Printables for This Topic:
The Thesis Sentence –
Vaccinations, which are critical to the control and eradication of
deadly infections diseases, should be mandatory, without exception,
for every student in the U.S. who wants to attend school.
Writing Leads. – In order
to increase academic performance and curtail disruptive behavior,
all U.S. school should require students to wear uniforms.
Let's Get Legal – Research
the issues surrounding existing or proposed laws about the topic broadly
enough to identify several conflicting viewpoints.
Supporting a Claim
– If you are writing to try to convince or persuade others to believe
a certain thing or to take some particular action, then you are writing
a argumentative or persuasive paragraph.
Take a Moral
Stand – Research the issues surrounding existing the topic broadly
enough to identify several conflicting viewpoints. Think about what
you have learned, and then take a position on the topic.
a Claim – Choose one of the topic areas below. Research the
issues surrounding existing the topic broadly enough to identify several
Classes – What elective classes does your school offer? Do you
feel your school offers a diverse enough choice of electives?
Statements – Should high school students be allowed to date?
What age is the best age to begin dating? Why?
Thesis Sentences – A thesis sentence is the main topic sentence
of an essay. It states the argument in a piece of persuasive writing,
and often gives an indication what the main sections of the essay
will be, and how the argument will unfold.
Claims: The Media – People are constantly debating the current
state of the media, which has changed dramatically in the last several
– Editorial essays express the author's feelings about a subject.
The thesis sentence should be supported with reasons and evidence.