Writing Your Introduction

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Writing Your Introduction

  1. 1. Today’s agenda<br />Vocab unit 14<br />General remarks<br />Questions?<br />Introductions<br />Using commas<br />
  2. 2. Please do not use this<br />
  3. 3. Introducing. . . your paper<br />
  4. 4. Introduction<br />Attract attention<br />Contain the thesis<br />Establish why the topic matters<br />Previews your paper’s strategy<br />
  5. 5. Do not<br />Include a list of facts<br />Make the introduction long<br />Start with a definition (overused)<br />Start with a big generalization<br />

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