Imagine that your term paper is a product on a shelf in a supermarket, and your teacher is a customer who wants to buy it. The first thing customers pay attention to is the label: what the product is called, its color, and whether it looks appealing. Of course, appearances can be deceitful, but people often choose what to buy by looking at the package or the label. Well, your term paper introduction is its label. If a teacher likes it, chances are he will receive a good first impression, which will undoubtedly influence how he will perceive the rest of your paper.
Writing an introduction that will catch your readers’ attention is a crucial factor in being a successful writer. First of all, you need to know what your introduction should look like and how it definitely shouldn’t look. The main purpose of an introduction is to tell the reader what your paper is all about. At the same time, you shouldn’t provide all the main facts or try to be too specific because that is the purpose of the main part of your paper. Your introduction should tell readers what to expect in your paper and why it is worth reading. Continue reading How to Develop a Term Paper Introduction