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Writing Resources for EDUC 6005 Foundations: Early Childhood Studies: Week Eight

Write an Effective Reflection Thesis Statement

Week Eight:

Your final reflection is personal in nature, but it still should have a clear structure and argument, and be supported by outside sources that are properly cited. Be sure to create a clear thesis statement that describes the main focus of your reflection, and place it at the end of your first paragraph. Because your reflection paper will have four main parts (the three bullet points under Part 1, plus Part 2, where you reevaluate your professional goals), you may need to take more than one sentence to state the focus of your paper. This is okay, especially in a reflection, where the thesis is more of a guide to the paper's content than to its argument. If any writing-specific questions have you stumped, be sure to ask a writing instructor (writingsupport@waldenu.edu).