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7th Grade Thesis Statements

Posted: September 28, 2017 in Home

I have assessed the practice thesis statements you wrote in class. Below, although they still need some development, I have posted the best ones anonymously. You know who you are…

I have made some slight edits for clarity, and they are not in any particular order.

In “Seventh Grade,” by Gary Soto, Victor’s actions suggest that he would be better off being himself and that he should not lie about his limits.

The story, “Thank You, M’am,” by Langston Hughes, teaches people how to right their wrongs.

Victor’s story teaches us that love can be too big of a distraction and that he should focus on school more.

In “Thank You, M’am,” Roger ironically becomes a better person by attempting to steal.

In “Seventh Grade,” Victor teaches us that we should be honest with ourselves and others.

Langston Hughes’ story, “Thank You, M’am,” teaches readers to accept help in times of trouble because such offers are never permanent.