Walks students through the following central ideas, then goes into detail about each: > Purposes of an introduction > Parts of an introduction (thesis, supporting topics, hook, restatement of thesis) > Hooks (what are they, examples of) > Among others, it answers the following essential questions:
Why should you practice writing introductions?
What is the purpose of an introduction?
How can an introduction help the reader?
How can an introduction help the writer?
How do you begin to write an introduction paragraph? What should it include?
> Includes many of example intros with step by step improvements. These examples are designed to be interactive, with students answering questions on the slides as you go. > Includes metaphors with loads of details and examples to reinforce value of intro ("Your introduction is a map for the rest of your paper.").
> Best for grades 7-8, or, below-level 9th-12th grade.