Writing an intro General Practices and Techniques

SO WHAT IS AN INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPH SUPPOSED TO ACHIEVE?

1. It introduces the topic.

2. It tells the audience what kind of paper you're writing.

3. It introduces your thesis statement.

First things first you need to pick a topic.

Then you need to develop a thesis!

DOn't Remember what a thesis is?

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS CLIP TO JOG YOUR MEMORY!

Now that you know what you're writing about, you can create a solid intro.

Formula for a good Intro: Hook+Background+thesis

Your hook can be any of the following...

QUOTE

STATISTIC

PERSONAL NARRATIVE

ONCE YOU HAVE THEIR ATTENTION PROVIDE SOME BACKGROUND ON THE SUBJECT (APrX. 2-3 Facts) That Contribute to your thesis.

Now transition to your thesis!

Here is a list of some transition words!

NOW THAT YOU HAVE THE BASICs.. try it on your own!

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