Whats a good hook for an essay?

For example, anecdotes don’t work for writing a critical précis, but they would catch readers of dialectic essays. Quotes and questions are perfect hooks for novel critiques or persuasive essays, while facts or statistics fit argumentative essays best. Don’t start your essay with a great hook simply because it’s great.

What are some attention grabbers?

Some common attention getters are quotations, statistics, questions, and stories. Using a strong attention getter is important in an academic essay because it gives the reader context and gets him/her interested in the essay.

What are some elaboration starters?

Elaboration starters will most likely be used in the body of your paper (your reasons paragraphs – 2-3 or 4).I remember the time…My favorite time…The best time….For example…One time…Specifically…Especially…In particular…

How do you start a reason sentence?

Results (“for this reason”, “Because of this/that”) Use ‘thus’ (followed by a comma) at the beginning of a sentence to introduce a result in a general way. Drawing Conclusions (“This means that”) Summarizing (“In other words”) clarifying examples (“for example”) Expressing ‘Means’ (“in this way”, “by so doing”)