Example 1 Teenagers in many American cities have been involved in more gangs in the last five years than ever before.
These gangs of teens have been committing a lot of violent crimes.
Therefore, because it is one of the most difficult sections to nail down (since there are so many elements to include and little space to do it), consider writing the introduction second-to-last, after writing the Materials and Methods, Results, and the majority of the Discussion sections, and just before writing the brief conclusion that comes at the end of the paper.
This will ensure that you effectively lay a groundwork for the rest of your paper, and you can use the research you have already compiled to ensure that everything in your introduction is pertinent and accurate.
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An introduction is the first paragraph of a written research paper, or the first thing you say in an oral presentation, or the first thing people see, hear, or experience about your project.
Think about your paper as a chronological story: it begins with point A (the introduction) and move in time towards point B (the discussions/conclusions).
Since your introduction includes content about the gaps in knowledge that your study aims to fill, the results you will elaborate on in your Discussion section should therefore be somewhat familiar to the reader, as you have already touched up them in the introduction section.
Imagine our entire plane of knowledge as an incomplete puzzle—the pieces snapped together are what is established, or what is known.
The missing piece is the “gap” in knowledge, or what is currently unknown.