If you are not sure, ask your teacher whether your paper requires it.
A thesis statement is a main idea, a central point of your research paper.
The arguments you provide in your paper should be based on this cenral idea, that is why it is so important.
Do some critical thinking and write your thesis statement down in one sentence.
Your research paper thesis statement is like a declaration of your belief.
The main portion of your essay will consist of arguments to support and defend this belief.
Obtain teacher approval for your topic before embarking on a full-scale research.
If you are uncertain as to what is expected of you in completing the assignment or project, re-read your assignment sheet carefully or ASK your teacher. Avoid subjects that are too technical, learned, or specialized.
Use search engines and other search tools as a starting point.
Pay attention to domain name extensions, e.g., (educational institution), (government), or (non-profit organization).