An essay is a piece of writing that intends to make a single point. That point becomes the basis of your thesis statement. You should have this point in mind while writing the essay as it will keep you on track. The entire essay should be focused on proving the point of your thesis statement.
Conversely, the formula for a thesis with only one point might follow this template:
Sometimes you will know the answer to an assignment question immediately, but often you will need to research the topic first.
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