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 TOPIC IS HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT) . 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…).