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Introduction Paragraphs: Power Point Presentation

Grade Levels
8th - 12th, Higher Education
Formats Included
  • PPT
43 pages
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A must for secondary ELA teachers!

>43 slides, sound and motion effects throughout

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 7-9, or, below-level 10th-12th grade.

>There is a worksheet to go along with this presentation listed separately as "Introduction Paragraphs: Power Point Presentation Worksheet/Assessment." However, the presentation does not require the worksheet. It is useful as an assessment as well as a general worksheet to fill out as you go through the presentation.

>Quotations reference page at end

>>>>NOTE: There is no password -- after downloading, click "read only" to open.

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Total Pages
43 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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