Thesis Statment Essay

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University of Phoenix Material Thesis Statement and Informal Outline Worksheet In this course, you will write a 700- to 1,400-word Personal Responsibility Essay, due in Week Five, which includes the following: • Definition of personal responsibility and what it means to you. • Explain the relationship between personal responsibility and college success. • Include a preliminary plan to practice personal responsibility in your education. This week, using the Center for Writing Excellence resources, provide the thesis statement and informal outline for your Personal Responsibility Essay assignment, due in Week Five. Thesis Statement: If I am not responsible then I will not succeed, I am to be held accountable for my own actions because to be successful I must be in control and I can’t be forced to do what I don’t want Informal Outline: Introductory Paragraph: The definition of responsibility is the state or fact of having a duty to deal with something. However, that definition may differ slightly to oneself. To me responsibility is not just having a duty, but to have a purpose. Without personal responsibility one has no purpose. Body Paragraph #1: I am to be held accountable for my own actions. Body Paragraph #2: I can’t be forced to do what I don’t want. Body Paragraph #3: The most important reason I am to be held accountable for my own actions is because, to be successful I in my life. Conclusion: In conclusion, if I am not responsible then I will not succeed; I am to be held accountable for my own actions for two main reasons. First, I can’t be forced to do what I don’t want. But most importantly, to be successful I must be in control of my
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