Hook: Make them keep reading, catch them
- intrigue the reader with the first sentence
Ask them a question
Do you have friends? Well, a Slurpee can get you some.
Do you have a favourite Slurpee flavour? What is it?
Do you love Slurpees? I sure do.
Let me take away your right to drink whatever you want at school. How do you feel?
Present a question to think about (hypothetical)
What if there was a way we could keep students focused at school?
Could Slurpees actually help us learn?
Create an image in the reader’s head
Imagine a classroom where all the students are quiet and focused on their work.
Imagine a day where you have a bad hair day — but no one notices.
You have a bad hair day, but no one notices.
Compare your topic to something else.
Statistics / Facts
Survey in the class —> ask how many people feel a certain way about Slurpees.
Over a certain amount of children under the age of 13 have obesity or diabetes.
— Source (include in the sentence) / how and when you did the survey
State a controversial opinion
Slurpees are a part of a healthy, balanced breakfast. —> Explain how it is / contradict the statement.
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