To develop or support your thesis use the following
Choose a topic
Narrow or question your topic
Determine a subject you want to type about
Determine your point of view
Have ideas to type about
Develop your supporting thesis
Drafting, revising, editing
You will always need to do a prewrite developing your thesis statement and supporting it with evidence
Take a point of view, be specific. Focus on the main subject, originality is important, avoid making announcements.
Use your thesis to preview the organization of the essay.