Leads in Expository Writing What is the most boring way you can begin a report on rattle snakes?
In This report I will tell you about rattlesnakes. • Remember your introduction is your handshake with your reader. • Write a Great Beginning Sentenceand hook the reader. Here are some ways to grab the reader’s interest;
Begin with a questionDo you know that Emperor penguins live where it’s 80 degrees below zero?
Begin with Dialogue. • “I feel like a large caterpillar this morning”, said George as he tumbled out of bed.
Begin with an interesting fact. • Sloths don’t poop in trees!
Begin with an unusual image or picture. • The wind blew so hard it lifted the butterfly high above the ocean waves.
Begin with action. • The pack of wild dogs woke, stretched and set off at a trot to hunt.
Begin with a Preview • It’s ten degrees below zero and the river is frozen a foot thick. A lone figure glides along the black ice. The only sound is the scraping of each blade as it bites into the river. That is me doing my favorite sport, ice-skating.