Intro on an opinion essay. In an opinion essay, you express your thoughts on a given topic. It would seem that any work is an expression of one’s own thoughts. What is the essence of this kind of essay? In opinion essays, you need not just to reflect your point of view but also look at the proposed topic from different angles. Consider all.
The basic five-paragraph essay structure, which you have probably used many times by this point, works extremely well for an opinion essay. It's a starting point, and when you get to university your profs will expect a more complex approach to essay writing.