MAIN POST First, complete the following reading: The Norton Field Guide Chapter

MAIN POST
First, complete the following reading:
The Norton Field Guide
Chapter 35 (pp. 373-385)
Cengage’s handout entitled ” 15 Ways to Start an Introduction”
15 Ways to Start an Introduction” – Alternative Formats
The Writing Center @ University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Introductions
Twenty-One Commonly Committed Fallacies
Twenty-One Commonly Committed Fallacies – Alternative Formats
For this discussion, review the resources above, then compose two Introductions for your Researched Argumentative Essay. The introductions should demonstrate different approaches, using different words and phrasing. Only the thesis statement will remain similar. Then, in a third paragraph, share your thoughts about which introduction you are most likely to use and why.
A few reminders:
Paragraph 1 will be your first possible introduction.
Paragraph 2 will be your second possible introduction.
Paragraph 3 will be your commentary on both introductions.
Write only in 3rd person point of view (No direct address – “You would be shocked at the waste of edible foods!”).
Do not announce the topic (Example: This paper will discuss the importance of donkey farming to nomad societies in Northern Africa; In this essay, or, In this essay, I will…).

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