What is an introduction paragraph?
paragraph is the first
paragraph of your essay
. What does it do?
It introduces the main idea
of your essay.
opening paragraph captures the interest
of your reader and
tells why your topic is important
. How do I write one?
1. Write the thesis statement
. The main idea of the essay is stated
in a single
sentence called the thesis statement. You must limit your
entire essay to the topic you have introduced in your thesis
2. Provide some background information about your
topic. You can use interesting
, or definitions of
important terms you will