What makes a strong topic sentence?
The topic sentence should identify the main idea and point of the paragraph. To choose an appropriate topic sentence, read the paragraph and think about its main idea and point. The supporting details in the paragraph (the sentences other than the topic sentence) will develop or explain the topic sentence.
What goes at the end of an introduction paragraph?
This topic should relate to the thesis statement in the introductory paragraph. The last sentence in this paragraph should include a transitional concluding hook that signals the reader that this is the final major point being made in this paper. This hook also leads into the last, or concluding, paragraph.
Why is a good introduction important?
Introductions are important because they provide a first impression, establish credibility with your audience, and prepare the audience for the speech’s content. An audience can’t re-listen to a live speech the same way a reader can re-read a sentence.