Rope the reader`s attention!

Question or Problem

Another way to rope the reader's attention is to begin your essay with a question or problem. Look at the sample below to see this "trick of the trail".

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     Did you know that the beautiful, fine silk that feels tingly against your skin is actually produced by two glands on a silkworm's head? That's right, you may have worn something from a bug!

This introduction was written by an eighth grader and is reprinted with permission from Great Source Education Group, Inc.

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