Thesis Statement Writing Practice Using the information given write a thesis sta


Thesis Statement Writing Practice
Using the information given write a thesis statement for each group of information.
Use the points listed type of thesis statement.
1. Main point: A person can construct a pollinator habitat
Supporting points: garden space, native plants, water sources
2. Main point: Paris is the ideal romantic getaway
Supporting points: beautiful scenery, museums, delicious food
3. Main point: Online shopping is more convenient than mall shopping
Supporting points: time, many choices, price comparisons
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Title Wordsmith: A Guide to College Writing
Author Arlov, Pamela
Publisher Pearson
Edition 7
ISBN 9780134758886
Publish Date Jan 23, 2018
Binding Paperback
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Chapter 12 – Exercise 1
In each sentence, highlight the subject in yellow and bold the verb. Crossing
out prepositional phrases will help you to find the correct subject and verb.
1.Outside the office, a loud argument began.
2.The book at the top of the shelves was impossible for Madison to reach.
3.The sound of the truck’s air horn caused the pedestrian to leap quickly
out of the way.
4.In the morning, a cup of freshly brewed coffee and a bowl of oatmeal start
my day.
5.The professor’s first exam had been recovered from the defective hard
drive.
Chapter 12 – Exercise 2
For each sentence, bold the answer of the correct form of the verb.
1.Who the last of the orange juice?
a)drank b) drunk
2.“If you will me ten dollars, I’ll pay you back on Friday,” said
Jason.
a)lend b) loan
3.The angry customer shouted that the clerk had not him enough
change.
a)gave b) given
4.The children did not want to leave the theme park until they had all of
the rides.
a)rode b) ridden
5.Althea told her roommate, “I have on my last date with that
egotistical Brad.”
a)went b) gone
Chapter 12 – Exercise 3
In each sentence, highlight the subject in yellow and bold the verb. Crossing
out prepositional phrases will help you to find the correct subject and verb.
1.The dog dashed across the yard and returned with the Frisbee in his
mouth.
2.Turning to the assembled fans, the singer blew a kiss and boarded the
plane.
3.After several hours, Alexis became tired of sitting at the computer.
4.On Monday morning, there were over 300 applicants waiting to
apply for jobs at the factory.
5.Why did Johnson scream so loudly during the funniest part of the film?
Chapter 12 – Exercise 4
Highlight in yellow the correct form of the following verbs.
1.(Sit, Set) down and make yourself comfortable.
2.In the summer, Kristen enjoys (laying, lying) on the beach.
3.James was sorry he had (lent, loaned) his circular saw to Matt.
4.Pablo has promised to (lend, loan) his expertise when we paint the set.
5.A shining ribbon of discarded cans (lay, laid) alongside the road.


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