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ENG101 : College Writing (Nadeau): Research Tips & Thesis Questions

Meat Consumption

Tips for your Causal Analysis

Tips on choosing a trend:

  • Brainstorm a few trends, then do some quick search to see what kind of data is available.
  • Write a thesis question that is clear, complex, and focused.
  • Locate reliable and credible statistics.
  • Consider the cause and effect- ask yourself open-ended questions

For this demonstration:

Thesis question: What is the trend regarding meat consumption in the United States during the last ten years, what caused these changes, and how does this change impact the environment?