Good Thesis Statements

English 11 Section 1

Math is a required subject. Explain why it is so important.
Thesis statement: While Math class is often [regarded] as many [students’] least favorite class, Math is an essential subject that can be useful both in and out of school.

MR. LEIGH: This is clear and to the point and is objective; it is not in the writer’s own opinion.

"How would you like to help our world?” My thesis is, "I would like to help the world by opening my home up to foster children, and providing them with a strong foundation that will lead them toward a successful future.”

MR. LEIGH: This is clear and to the point and the question allowed for this to be in the writer’s opinion.

What are the purposes of the internet?
The internet is a unique platform in which consumers and providers can connect to share concepts, products, and experiences.

MR. LEIGH: This is clear and to the point and is objective; it is not in the writer’s own opinion.

How would you like to help our world?
Helping our world can be done in many different ways. I believe that helping our world is extremely important and one of the easiest ways we can do that is by conserving electricity and water.

MR. LEIGH: This is clear and to the point and the question allowed for this to be in the writer’s opinion.

Math is a required subject. Explain why it is so important?
Everyday from the second we wake up till we go to bed, we are constantly using math. You may not realize it now, but its true. Math is a required subject because we would be lost without it. Taking steps to the bathroom, or even cooking dinner requires math. Mathematics are applicable to almost every activity we undertake.

MR. LEIGH: This is an awesome thesis and opening paragraph, HOWEVER, it is not written objectively. I still like it, though.

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