Conquer It

marian anderson

Ok, now it’s your turn to come up with a thesis statement. Remember my friend Omar, the guy who is doing his project on First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt? He’s already filled out most of Mr. Lexington’s worksheet, but he could use your help to pull it all together into a strong thesis statement. Read Omar's worksheet about his Eleanor Roosevelt project and see if you can help him write a thesis statement.

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Now, before you move on, let’s do a quick check of your Eleanor Roosevelt thesis statement. Does it:

  1. Address a narrow topic?
  2. Express an opinion?
  3. Evaluate historical significance?
If you answered “yes” to all three, then you are on the right path!