Introductions. Should capture the audience’s attention. Should state the thesis . Should provide an overview of the main points which will be covered in the body of the paper. Should connect to the next paragraph (in idea and language) . Writing an Essay (contd.). Attention Grabbing Ideas.
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Attention Grabbing Ideas
Brief description or story
Comparison or contrast
Inspiring or intriguing quote
Try and use a variety of rhetorical appeals in supporting your opinions
Help notify the reader that the writer is changing directions or making a new point:
a phrase, clause, or even sentence which leads into a quotation or statistic. These generally include the speaker/author’s name and some justification for using him or her as an expert in this context; it may also help establish the context for the quotation.
All paragraphs in an APA style paper should use signal phrases when quoting, summarizing, or paraphrasing.
AcknowledgesAddsAdmitsAddressesArguesAssertsBelievesClaimsCommentsConfirms ContendsComparesDeclaresDeniesDisputesEmphasizesEndorsesGrantsIllustratesImpliesInsistsNotes ObservesPoints outReasonsRefutesRejectsReportsRespondsSuggestsThinksWrites