lead hooks and grabbers

Anecdote, fact, statistic

anecdote---- Short/amusing story that connects to the content of the essay

fact---- text pulled from a trusted website or article

statistic---- cited text from a trusted source that contains numbers


The introduction interested readers by explaining the topic's significance, or providing a compelling fact, statistic, or anecdote.

focus statement- can not be argued and is great fact about the main topic

thesis statement

- three prong thesis statement using formula

summary statement

-this statement summaries all the main parts and beginnings with a transition
Writing a Hook