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Introduction to Research: Research Statement

This guide is designed to help you get started with a research project.






A Clear Thesis needs:

- Audience (who are you writing for)

- Purpose (what are you trying to say)

Crafting the Thesis- Part I

Research Question

- This will be either be assigned by your teacher


- You will develop it on your own

Crafting the Thesis- Part II

Some tips:

- Clear and Concise- one sentence long.

- One main idea

- No Qualifiers (might, maybe, perhaps, etc.)

- Must have a subject and an opinion

Crafting the Thesis- Part III


Ask: Have you answered your topic question?