Study the guidelines

using the topic you have chosen for your course project, study the guidelines for thesis statements in this module, and then write an outline following the model below.

An introduction ending in a transition sentence that leads to your Thesis Statement
Body Paragraph 1
Your Major Points - The facts that you are using to prove your main point.
Your Supporting Details - The examples, facts, quotations, etc. that further explain and back up each major point. You should have several for each major point.
Your Transitions - The statement or information you will use to transition from one major point to the next. This stops your paper from sounding jumpy or disorganized.
Body Paragraph 2
Major points
Supporting details
Transitions
Body Paragraph 3
Major points
Supporting details
Transitions
Concluding Thoughts - Any thoughts that you would like to include at the close of your paper to wrap things up and tie it all together, but never include new facts or information in your conclusion. You might summarize or restate your thesis
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