After writing a first draft, have her read back through the paper and pick out the two or three most important points. Then she can practice crafting each of them into a beginning sentence or paragraph. Finally, have her pick the best one.
This will get her paper off to a strong start and draw readers in. It’s the same technique good newswriters use to draw readers into a story. The opening “hook” to a news story is called the lead.
To end her paper, she can write a short summary. Or she could find a quote supporting what she has written. News writers call a snappy ending a “kicker.”
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