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Writing About The Holocaust, Thesis Worksheet
Social Studies, Language Arts
Title – Writing About The Holocaust, Thesis Worksheet
By – Kristy Brooten
Primary Subject – Language Arts
Secondary Subjects – Social Studies
Grade Level – 6
Writing About The Holocaust Thematic Unit Contents:
- Books Used and Multidisciplinary Connections
- Introductory Lesson, Lesson Overviews, Culminating Activity, and Materials
- Lesson 1 – Writing A Research Report
- Report Worksheets
- Lesson 2 – Writing A Narrative
- “Grandpa” Worksheets
- Lesson 3 – Writing Poetry
- Terezin Overheads
- Lesson 4 – Writing An Editorial
- Writing a Thesis Statement Worksheet
- Writing an Introduction Worksheet
Writing Your Thesis Statement
To create a thesis statement for your own research report, think about your research and your main idea.
1. My paper’s main idea is:
2. Some of the most important ideas I learned in my research are:
Review the approaches listed below. Which approaches would work best with your topic? Pick two of them. (If you are writing about a current problem, you might want to pick “point out a cause and effect relationship” and “define something.” If you are writing about famous works of art, you might select “compare and contrast” and “classification.”) Then write two thesis statements – one for each selected approach. Read the two thesis statements carefully. Which one expresses what you most want to say about your topic? Circle that statement.
– Explain how something works, using a step-by-step process.
– Compare and contrast people, events, or ideas.
– Define something.
– Classify by dividing things into groups with common characteristics.
– Point out a cause-and-effect relationship.
3. Thesis statement one:
4. Thesis statement two:
Writer’s Choice: Research Paper and Report Writing
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