How to write an introductory paragraph
Reflection: Although this lesson is formulaic, it provides students with the necessary structure to correctly write an introductory paragraph. Many students lack the structure to write research papers and providing them with a structure will strengthen their writing skills. Eventually, the goal is to allow more freedom in their writing.
HOW TO WRITE AN INTRODUCTORY PARAGRAPH
When writing an introduction paragraph, you should always include a hook to capture the reader's attention, supporting information about the topic at hand, and a thesis statement. That said, there are still multiple introduction paragraphs you can use for your paper. This article will describe a few common ones.
Your introduction may actually be the last part of your essay that you finish even though it is first on the page. Don’t spend a lot of time on the introductory paragraph when you first start writing your essay. Your introductory paragraph is specifically crafted to introduce the rest of your essay. Because of that, it is hard to write an effective introductory paragraph until you finish the rest of the essay.