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The way you quote or cite a reference depends upon the style of writing your teacher has instituted in your class. For instance, there are MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian styles.

Coming up with ideas for a thesis depends upon the allowable topics for the instructor. For instance, if the topic of the class is history, that limits your idea pool. What I have done in the past for my papers and essays is do a search on the Internet for one idea that you may be interested in,...

A good strategy that works for me is to take a lot of short breaks and play a game every time you complete a section of what you are working on. It works like giving yourself a reward for getting something completed. You just have to make sure you are not playing the game for longer than you are...

It is capatilzed because it is assumed to be the title of a book, chapter or other literary piece. Sometimes people capatilize captions for emphasis also. I prefer to denote emphasis of captions with italics.

A complete sentence must have a subject and a verb as well as an object. The tree has branches. subject = tree verb - has object= branches