Belle Wunderly Campbell (Wyoming's 1st Territorial First Lady) wrote this essay on “Patriotism of American Women” for school in 1861. She was also valedictorian. (Wyoming State Archives Campbell Collection C-1049)
Writing an Effective Thesis Statement - This video quickly illustrates the components of a thesis statement: topic, claim, and the details that justify the claim. I chose this video because it would be ideal for a high school English class.