Thesis Worksheet 3

Thesis practice Worksheet 3 + adjectives practice
Rewrite these thesis sentences to make them better or fix any mistakes. If you’re
unfamiliar with the book or movie, do your best or make something up.
1. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain declares that sometimes
friendship can overcome the corruption of society, but sometimes it doesn’t.
2. Casablanca directed by Micheal Curtiz is about a selfish man who learns to defend
what he believes in.
3. “The Cask of Amontillado” asserts that in order to commit acts of violence man has
to lie to himself.
4. William Faulkner’s story A Rose for Emily challenges prejudice.
5. Randall Jarrell in “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner” says that governments
cannot justify the horrible price of war.
IDENTIFY ADJECTIVES and draw an arrow to the noun or pronoun they modify.
6. Mean old Professor Harris brought crackers that were grainy and crispy.
7. Who would be embarrassed when we sing this catchy and popular song in front of
our enthusiastic fans?
8. Complete honesty is an essential value for a successful school year.
9. In tropical, sunny Malaysia the stolen diamonds have been carefully hidden.
10. WRITE YOUR OWN. You must include at least 2 adjectives. Don’t circle anything
or draw any arrows.