Give your students the scaffolding help them achieve! Provide students with an opportunity to read examples of common core aligned introductions for nonfiction, informational, and expository essays. Students will then be given a chance to annotate and label the mentor examples to point out craft moves such as using a hook to draw in readers, giving background abut a topic, highlighting what makes their topic important, and finally giving the reader an overview of what to expect in the body of their essay.
Suggested Usage Guide:
1. Read mentor nonfiction essay introduction as a class.
2. Evaluate each sentence.
3. Ask students to label each line as a specific craft move (Label guide included)
4. Finish activity by using provided prompts to have students create their own examples of nonfiction essay introductions on final sheet.
✔ 3 Mentor Introductions to Label
✔ 2 Prompts for Student To Create Examples
✔ Labeling Guides
✔ Power Point Presentation
Part of the Writing Nonfiction/Informational/Expository Series!
How To Write A Nonfiction: The Complete Bundle (Includes Everything Below)
How To Write A Nonfiction Essay Introduction
How To Write A Nonfiction Essay Body
How To Write A Nonfiction Essay Conclusion