If you've already selected an essay topic, and developed an outline or diagram, you now can decide what points you want to communicate through your essay. The first component is the topic, and the second is the point(s) of the essay.
A good thesis statement should be clear, concise, specific, and takes a position.
The word "thesis" just sounds intimidating to most students, but a thesis is actually quite simple.
Below we'll explore the basics of writing an essay.
When you first start writing essays in school, it's not uncommon to have a topic assigned to you.