Present to your audience Start remote presentation. Do you really want to delete this prezi? Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again. Comments 0 Please log in to add your comment. Purpose of an Introductory Paragraph Every essay or paper you write should contain an introduction paragraph that gives background and context for your topic and enables you to smoothly transition to your thesis.
A strong research paper introduction contains A sentence or two in the beginning of your introduction paragraph that grabs your reader's interest. Hook and thesis are NOT the same thing! Your thesis statement is your position statement, and occurs at the END of your introduction paragraph.
Anecdotal Introduction Taken from Edward I. Last December, a man named Robert Lee Willie, who had been convicted of In a statement issued several minutes before his death, Mr. In an appeal to the governor for clemency, Mr. That is why it is better to start with another hook to have two attention grabbers in the introduction.
But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring. It would be a good hook in an essay of several types: A great hook is the one which has many different applications in one text.
The wisdom of this man has no doubts. People tend to believe every single word Steve Jobs says as he has achieved amazing results, wealthy being, and a new age of technology. Such people are worth listening. It is a good idea to start a paper on business, management, leadership, marketing, or even IT from these words.
He was the co-founder of a small computer startup down the road, in Cupertino. His name was Steve Jobs. Do you need anything else to get hooked? It is a brilliant essay starter. Stories are always effective, but stories about famous people are on top.
Do the research, read great people's biographies and find correlations with the theme of your writing. Give readers a nice story, and they will enjoy it. In just one stare, Mary's eyes defined a lot about her true passion, her devotion and her commitment to her cause. Most of the employees that day left the corporation once launched by Mike Myers without saying a word, but feeling completely different people.
This category of good hooks is almost the same as the previously discussed attention-grabber. The goal of the writer is to describe a certain scene taken from the fiction story or real life. No matter what the topic is , it is the effective method used to make the readers not only think but feel the emotions of heroes. Every day we learn different jokes from our colleagues, family , or friends.
If you want to share these funny stories with your teacher or classmates, the best way is to use anecdotes as the relaxing hook sentences. They make people both laugh and feel less stressed.
Humor is one of the keys to success in our life, and a good anecdote is not an exception. In our case, the anecdote may start a serious topic like the problems people with colorblindness experience.
The anecdote can serve as an introduction to the research on stereotypes about Chukcha, especially their intellect. The same anecdote may open an essay on different types of humor. Whether it is a novel, a play, a screenplay or even an advertisement, the creator of the work wants to grab the attention of the viewer or reader or listener. To do that, they create a hook.
So you have been given the task of writing a research paper and you want to be able to capture the attention of the reader. Now if you are a high school or college student, it may seem to you to be silly to write a hook. I mean your research paper has to be read by your teacher or professor. They don't have a choice. So if they are going to read it anyway why should you bother creating a hook? Well the answer to that rhetorical question is obvious. Of course you want to get the highest mark possible.
And one of the best ways to do that is to win over the approval of the person marking your paper. And one great way to win them over is to throw out a hook. So having agreed that a hook is a valuable thing in writing, how can we present one in a research paper that really works? The first thing to understand is the hook must come very early on in the research paper.
Well, when we talk about how to write a good hook for a research paper we mostly mean a good introduction to the topic. This could be something like sentences or even a few first paragraphs that aim to draw readers’ attention to your topic in a special, .
Depending on the style of essay you are writing (narrative, persuasive, personal, critical, argumentative, deductive, etc.), the type of hook you will want to use will vary. Remember, your essay hook is just a tip of an iceberg and it will not guarantee that the rest of your essay will work.
If you want to use a hook for research paper to catch a big fish, here are some of the options you have: A good question. Start off with a question that has at least something to do with your topic. How To Write A Hook For A Research Paper - A List Of Some Great Tips. A hook is a literary device which is meant to metaphorically hook the reader's attention.
The type of hook to use will vary depending on the type of style for the essay research paper. The hook is just a stepping stone for the writer to develop a piece that will capture the attention of the readers. An essay's hook is something that grabs a reader and reels him in. The hook could be a quote, statistic, or interesting fact that keeps the reader reading. How to Write a Research Paper That Earns an A. Essential MBA Essay Formatting and Writing Tips.