Introduction Workshop 1


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Introduction Workshop

Your Name ___________________________________

Your Partner’s Name ___________________________________

Identify the following elements in your partner’s essay, and record them here:

Grammatical Structure

1) Connecting Threads:

a) Characters:

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b) Key Concepts/ Themes:

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2) What’s at stake? Why should the reader keep reading?

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3) What is in the launching point (always the last sentence) of the introduction? Is it the answer/ thesis?

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Problem Statement Structure

1) Prelude (if any):

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2) Status Quo (You don’t need to copy it all, just write down which sentences deal with the status quo. For example, "sentences one through four."):

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3) Destabilizing Condition/ Question:

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4) Consequences:

a) Costs

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b) Benefits

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5) Answer/ Thesis:

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