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Introduction. Starting off right. Purpose of an Introduction. Build interest for your reader Establish your tone or voice Preview the topic at hand State the thesis. Organization of Introduction. Use the “inverted pyramid” structure Attention grabber Narrow the focus

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Introduction

Introduction

Starting off right


Purpose of an introduction

Purpose of an Introduction

Build interest for your reader

Establish your tone or voice

Preview the topic at hand

State the thesis


Organization of introduction

Organization of Introduction

Use the “inverted pyramid” structure

Attention grabber

Narrow the focus

Thesis statement


So how do i start

So how do I start?

Quote

Question

Acknowledgment of opposing opinion

Interesting fact

Definition or explanation of a term

Basic background information about topic

Then end with your THESIS!


Conclusion

Conclusion

Ending on a strong note


How to write the conclusion

How to write the conclusion…

  • “Touch back”

    • Restate the thesis

  • “Look to the future”

    • Expand your topic to the “bigger picture”

    • Make connections

  • “Get to the heart of it”

    • So what’s the point?

  • “Get ‘em with a ZINGER!”

    • End on a strong note

    • Don’t just stop writing


Conclusion tips

Conclusion Tips…

When restating your thesis, don’t repeat it word for word; rephrase it

Never introduce new information in a conclusion

End on a strong note


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