There are good ways to start an essay and lousy ways. With this combination of 15-minute lecture and reference tool handout, students will learn four specific techniques to use to bust writer's block and bring their reader into their essay. Great ways to launch an essay are featured here with real-world, actual examples of how it's done. Match these lead-in styles with your students' individual essay topics and you'll never have to sign heavily when you start reading another essay. Students also appreciate having specific, concrete writing examples to model as they start their introductory paragraphs for their essays.
Package includes a visually appealing 8-slide Prezi lecture and a PDF printable handout of the lecture notes for students. The examples are modeled to begin a literary analysis essay, but the hook styles can also be adapted for argument and research papers.
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Please note that this product is also sold as part of my larger short story unit, which you can see by clicking HERE.
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