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Crafting A Thesis Statement For A Cause And Effect Essay

When crafting a thesis statement for a cause-and-effect essay there are a few key components that you need to follow:

  • The first key component you should follow when crafting a thesis statement for a cause and effect essay is to understand the purpose of the cause and effect assignment. In most cases hear your goal is to present either because of something or the effect that something has but not necessarily both. Only in rare instances will your teacher ask you to supply both the cause of something and the effects it had.
  • The second thing you should follow when creating a thesis statement for a cause and effect essay is that the thesis statement functions in exactly the same way here as it would in any other writing assignment. For this particular task the goal of your thesis statement is present to your reader the key subject you're going to cover in such a way that it requires only one sentence. Your goal is to explain to the reader not just the background for your topic but why your topic is relevant important and what your findings are going to add to it.
  • One of the best ways that you can prepare for this is to try and explain what it is you want to research in a single sentence. You want to tell your friends what your paper is going to focus on or tell your parents. If you cannot do it in just one sentence then perhaps you need to redefine your hypothesis. If you are only covering because of something then that should constitute the vast majority of your thesis but if you are covering only the effects of something that, in turn, should constitute the vast majority of your thesis. If you have to cover both you should still work very hard to make sure it only takes one sentence, even if that sentence is a bit long. Remember that word economy is very important here. Because you only have one sentence in which to present all of your information the fewer words you use, the better off you will be.
  • The final thing you should follow when crafting a thesis statement for a cause and effect essay is to always remain flexible. If you are working and the thesis statement you have you find is not supported by the evidence you are researching you might have to change it. There is no shame in this, it happens to almost every student. One of the best things you can do for yourself is to have a flexible idea in mind a flexible thesis and then at the end of your writing go back and make any necessary changes to the thesis that you might have. This type of flexibility will bode very well for your overall success rates.