Help me write thesis statement on recycling paper at home.

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A thesis statement is a clear, succinct statement of what you want to prove in your essay.

There are many different ways to write a thesis statement, and your teacher might want it in a specific format.  In general, a thesis statement needs to clearly state your position right off the bat.  You want people to recycle paper at home.  A thesis statement might be phrased in terms of benefits.

There are many benefits to recycling paper at home, such as spending less money on paper, ________, and ______________.

(I will let you supply your reasons, but I gave you one to start.  It is best to follow the rule of three, and provide three reasons.

Another way to write a thesis statement is to answer the “so what?” question.  In other words, WHY should we recycle paper.  In this case, you would begin with a statement about why we should recycle paper.  You would then follow that up with one statement listing your three reasons, or three statements with a reason each.

People should recycle paper at home because __________________________________.

Once you have a strong thesis, the essay almost writes itself!

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