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How to Write an Introductory Paragraph

In this lesson, students learn tips for writing introductory paragraphs. Students view some sample introductions and practice writing their own paragraphs. They also talk about first impressions.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 2–3 hours
  • 11 pages
Audio

This lesson does not contain audio.

Tasks
  • free writing
  • writing explanation
  • writing tips
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • writing practice
  • comprehension check-in
  • discussion questions
  • writing challenge
Vocabulary
  • first impression
  • rhetorical question
  • hook
  • myth
  • anecdote
  • thesis statement
  • relevant
  • mapping statement
  • skim
  • critique