1. To write a lead sentence for your Lucy Stone essay, be sure that you have all the other parts of your essay in place. Do you have a thesis statement and supporting points for your body paragraphs? If you don't, then have those figured out before you tackle writing your lead sentence.
A lead sentence sets the tone for the rest of the essay so it must be strong and clear. It should catch the reader's attention and draw them further into the essay.
Here are two examples of effective lead sentences:
There wasn't a man on earth who intimidated Lucy Stone.
Despite what people thought of her, Lucy Stone refused to conform to the rules of society.