How do I write an effective introduction?

In this lesson, we will consider how we start or introduce our own piece of non-fiction. We will specifically look at how personal pronouns help our audience feel included.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Non-fiction means the writing is...

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Q2.The three types of non-fiction purpose we are focusing on are:

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Q3.The purpose behind a speech to welcome new members to a sports team and explain the rules is to...

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Q4.The audience of a non-fiction text is who the author/speaker is. .

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Q5.There are four types of non-fiction text.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Non-fiction means the writing is...

1/5

Q2.The three types of non-fiction purpose we are focusing on are:

2/5

Q3.The purpose behind a speech to welcome new members to a sports team and explain the rules is to...

3/5

Q4.The audience of a non-fiction text is who the author/speaker is. .

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Q5.There are four types of non-fiction text.

5/5

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How do I write an effective introduction?

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Q1.Which of these is not a personal pronoun?

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Q2.Which of these is the correct version of the personal pronoun?

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Q3.What does using personal pronouns such as "we" and "our" do in a piece of writing?

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Q4.There are four things a good introduction does. Which one of these is not part of a good introduction?

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Q5.The introduction comes where in your piece?

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How do I write an effective introduction?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of these is not a personal pronoun?

1/5

Q2.Which of these is the correct version of the personal pronoun?

2/5

Q3.What does using personal pronouns such as "we" and "our" do in a piece of writing?

3/5

Q4.There are four things a good introduction does. Which one of these is not part of a good introduction?

4/5

Q5.The introduction comes where in your piece?

5/5

Lesson summary: How do I write an effective introduction?

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