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It is important to grab the reader's attention from the very first sentence of your essay. This PowerPoint mini-lesson will show you 7 different ways to begin an expository essay. This will help young writers to "hook" their readers. This product contains definitions of the 7 techniques, examples, a practice session to check for understanding, and even a printable (p. 27 of the PowerPoint) to give students for their Writer's Notebooks or other place they keep notes. 28 slides in all.
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Writing Engaging Beginnings for Expository Writing: A Mini-Lesson by Tonya Davis is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.