Directions: Write your revised  introduction for the essay prompt below.                 Name:__________________________________________

Introductory Paragraph Criteria

  • Starts with BROAD STATEMENT that hooks reader and connects to the essay prompt.
  • Includes LINKING  information to provide context (texts and authors).
  • CLAIM defines the essay’s goals and purpose
  • Proper conventions used.
  • Used Great Word choice and Sophisticated Vocabulary

Revised Introductory Paragraph: Write your revised introductory paragraph below. This is the paragraph your teacher will read and evaluate.

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Aligned CCLS: RI.8.2, W.8.2, W.8.9