23 Sep Essay #1 Introduction + ThesisRe-read the essay pr
Essay #1 Introduction + ThesisRe-read the essay prompt again so that you understand what this essay is about and what you need to do. On Wednesday 1/29, you will write your 1st draft of this paper in class. Before you write this draft on Wednesday, however, I want you to prepare for Wednesday by 1) writing your introduction and thesis.This introduction should be about 1/2 to 1.25 pages long (MLA format). What should you include in this introduction? Consider…Introducing your topic of writing in an interesting way. You can tell your own story or part of a story, begin with a short hook like Shelly Reid did ‘Writing is hard’ to begin her own article, do discuss the different aspects of writing, especially college writing. Introducing yourself and how this writing is related to youIncluding a catchy, unique hook (first one or two sentences to attract the reader) to your introductionIncluding a thesis at the end of your introduction that informs your reader what kind of writer you are and perhaps how/when/why you are this writer. A thesis can also include your ‘plan’ for the essay as we discussed in class.