This Write an Introduction for an Informational Text instructional video also includes:
Start your informational essay off right with a strong introduction, the focus of the sixth of nine videos on using text resources to write an essay. In particular, it discusses how to structure the paragraph around a great hook to make sure readers are interested, using a three-step writing process to generate ideas, write drafts, revise, and edit. If your class happens to be working on a Native American unit, a wealth of text resources is also included that kids could refer to in creating their essay.
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- A review walks through steps that have already been taken in getting to this point; as the videos are structured to build upon each other, this helps the viewer get caught up if they haven't watched the others
- The instructor does a good job of walking through the thought process behind each step of creating the introduction and hook