Introductions--a Mnemonic Device

Introductions--a Mnemonic Device
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4 MB|11 pages
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Introductions are so hard for students. This mnemonic device to help students remember the basics of an introduction. We use DENT which is fairly easy to remember. This product includes three handouts in three version (grey-scale, one color and multicolor)--two anchor charts and one worksheet that can be used for notes or to help students prepare their introduction for any essay. This memory tool works especially well for the New York State Common Core Regents exam, but can be used with an essay.

Use this with The Last Leaf & The Faith Cure Man Central Idea Development or Montana 1948 Book One Bundle or ANY essay your class is currently writing.


  • two anchor charts (one for Introductions and one for DENT)
  • one worksheet to use for notes or for planning the intro for any essay
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11 pages
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