Thesis Statement Generator


  1. Find a topic.
  2. Create a good thesis statement.
  3. Generate an outline.

To use Thesis Statement Builder, you’ll need:

  • A topic.
  • Opinions about the topic.
  • Reasons for your opinion and a main reason others might disagree.


  1. Answer the following questions in short phrases (not full sentences).
  2. Do not use periods / full stops (.) at the end or capital letters at the beginning of the phrases you write.
  3. Click the “Build a Thesis” button when you’re finished.
  4. A window will pop open with your Built Thesis.
  5. Go back and adjust your answers to smooth out the thesis until
    it makes sense and expresses your beliefs. Clicking on the “Build a
    Thesis” button again will update your thesis to show your changes.
  6. Once you’ve got a thesis statement, use the Make an Online Outline button to generate the framework for your essay.

Let’s start to build.

What’s a possible title for your Essay?

What’s the topic you want to write about?

What’s your main opinion on this topic?

(Note: use the topic somewhere in this opinion statement and maybe the word “should”)

What’s the strongest argument supporting your opinion?

What’s a second good argument that supports your opinion?

What’s the main argument against your opinion?

Once you have built your thesis statement, you can generate outline by clicking the button below.