Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Do you really want to delete this prezi?
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Make your likes visible on Facebook?
Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.
Writing a Powerful Hook
Transcript of Writing a Powerful Hook
1. A Shocking Fact
2. A Challenging Question
3. A Bold Claim
4. A Dramatic Description
5. A Powerful Story Fish Don't Just Jump in Your Boat You need to hook them! Grab your reader's attention. Show you have style & imagination. "Picture a world without wild creatures where the wilderness is empty, and the only animals are locked up in zoos." (Wildlife needs to be protected.) A person who carries a gun is nearly five times more likely to be shot than an unarmed man. (Carrying a gun as self defense may not be such a good idea). On the evening of April 14, 1865, the most murderous war in American history had been over for five days. The Confederates had surrendered, and President Lincoln sat down in Ford's Theatre to laugh along with a popular comedy. With the lights low and the play going on, a famous actor stepped into Lincoln's booth with a loaded gun. (The Lincoln assassination). Anyone who wears clothing made in a third world country has blood on their hands. (Clothing companies treat foreign workers badly). Why eat the beef and drive the cars and burn the fuel when we know we're killing our world? (We should conserve energy to stop global warming). Oh. And write your hook last. It's much easier when you really know what you're writing about. Even on an exam, you can leave a line or two to come back and write your hook.