Friday, September 14, 2012

English 10 Honors--Opening with an Attention-Grabber

The following is a list of suggestions for opening an essay with something catchy.  Note that these are merely suggestions, not explanations--you may want to browse the internet for additional information:
  • an intriguing example
  • a provocative quotation (though this, at times, can be cliche!)
  • a puzzling scenario
  • a vivid and perhaps unexpected anecdote
  • a thought-provoking question