Are your pupils ready to move beyond a thesis statement by adding additional detail to their introductory paragraphs? Provide this handout to give your class some ideas for spiffing up their work. The page includes a sample paragraph written by an eighth grader and a list of strategies for writing essay leads.
- Learners can read a sample essay introduction that is written at an attainable level
- The resource would be stronger if there were examples of each of the dressing up strategies included