Remember, a thesis states your position on your topic. A question cannot state anything because it is not a statement. A question is a great lead in to a thesis, but it can’t be the thesis.
Writing good thesis statements is easy with the thesis statement maker at the top of this page. All you need is to formulate your main argument and a couple of arguments supporting it. Add one counterargument, click the button and get a couple of good thesis statements in a couple of seconds. This time, here's a thesis statement that might help you:
Discussing a statement of fact is extremely difficult. How will I continue the discussion of something that cannot be disputed? It can easily be proven that George Will did in fact write about equality in the United States, so I don’t really have a strong position because it is simply a fact.
► Making uniforms mandatory in public schools will ensure that financial differences among the students will not be known.
Such a thesis statement presents an opinion that may be challenged by another person who has different point of view about this matter.
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This thesis statement is an arguable claim, which easily passes the 'so what' test, as nobody will read it and remain indifferent. If however you decide to include some other arguments into your thesis statement, you are welcome to use a to create a thesis statement of your own in a couple of clicks.
Tips for how to start a writing assignment.
Readers need to be able to see that your paper has one main point. If your thesis expresses more than one idea, then you might confuse your readers about the subject of your paper. For example:
Tip: In order to be as clear as possible in your writing:
This is a good start because it does express my position without announcing it; unfortunately, it is vague and general and therefore ineffective. It is not all that exciting for my reader, and it leaves my audience too many unanswered questions. WHY is playing sports good for people? HOW does playing sports benefit people? WHICH people benefit from playing sports? Asking questions about the topic is a great way to find more specific information to include in my thesis.