In drafting the introduction, think of an engaging way to open the essay. How will you interest the reader in your topic? Will you begin with a focusing question or a brief scene to grab the reader’s attention? After your opening, you will introduce the topic and give background information, working your way down to the thesis statement, which is your position on the problem and the main point of your essay. The thesis might focus on the causes of the problem or a possible solution to the problem.
Write an introduction to your persuasive essay. You may open the paper by using techniques such as narrating an experience, using an example, asking a question, or simply describing the problem. Engage your readers and help them understand the importance of the issue. Include your thesis statement at the end of your introduction. Your introduction should be at least 200 words, and you should use APA style guidelines to cite any borrowed material. Please be sure to read all lecture materials and textbook chapters before completing this assignment.
You have identified a topic that includes a problem connected to a specific place, completed your research, written an introduction, and composed a number of body paragraphs. Now you will write a conclusion to your persuasive essay.
Write a conclusion to your persuasive essay. Remember an effective conclusion should summarize the key points of your argument, remind your readers how the problem affects them and suggest next steps. Your conclusion should be at least 150 words, and you should use APA style guidelines to cite any borrowed material. Please be sure to read all lecture materials and textbook chapters before completing this assignment.