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Writing the Introductory Paragraph

Writing the Introductory Paragraph
Writing the Introductory Paragraph
Writing the Introductory Paragraph
Writing the Introductory Paragraph
Writing the Introductory Paragraph
Writing the Introductory Paragraph
Writing the Introductory Paragraph
Writing the Introductory Paragraph
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Here's a friendly PowerPoint presentation to help your students get their essays started with an effective introductory paragraph. This 30-minute lesson offers six ways to open an expository or argumentative essay. Strategies include: personal experiences, quotations, fact/statistics, rhetorical question, current events, and contrast, each with multiple student writing examples. Stop teaching the whiz! bang! onomatopoeia gambit and step up to more effective and more mature intros.

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High-stakes Writing Assessment

Total Pages
25 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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