Working on an attention grabber for your introduction?
Try an interesting fact.
Here's an example:
  • Despite the presence of more experienced men, the colonists chose a 33-year old, Thomas Jefferson, to write the Declaration of Independence.

From a professional magazine:
  • Harry Potter has added to his billions with a whopping $24 million domestic haul from midnight screenings of his latest adventure.
"Midnight Magic: 'Harry Potter' conjures $24 million from first 'Deathly Hallows' screenings." Star 19 Nov. 2010. Web. 19 Nov. 2010.