Here are three examples of introduction paragraphs. They have been re-written several times to illustrate the difference between excellent, good and poor answers. For a close reading of the examples, click the images below.
Introductions - The Writing Center
Here is the link to the document that you can use as a guide to creating your stories and beginning your podcast. There are links to example podcasts and transcripts. There is also an example intro paragraph to your stories that you may use based on a 6th period interview of me.
The ESOL Essayist- The Introduction Paragraph
INTRODUCTORY PARAGRAPH EXAMPLES: Definition essay