Challenge summary

Summary: Taking the first step
1 – 2 hours
Linked to assessment

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web resources

Stimulus resources

  1. Lessons learned about the best techniques to write an introduction from the matching activity.
  2. Lessons learned from the Youtube video about writing a blog post.
  3. Knowledge acquired through your reading of Section from the English Composition I course available from Saylor Academy.



What is the role of an introduction? How does it help both the writer and the reader? The purpose of this learning challenge is:

  • To get you started applying the PWR method.
  • To learn to write an introduction.
  • To help you think about the purpose of an introduction and its place in the writing process.