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Show Don't Tell: Adding Attention-Grabbing Details to Narratives
SHOW DON'T TELL Get students to add interesting details to writings with “Show Don’t Tell” emoticon activities. Students will enjoy participating in gallery walks, role plays, skit writing, and group games. But more importantly, they will apply these skills when generating pre-writes and draft
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*Free* Types of Leads (Attention Grabbers)  For Writing Essays
The best way to begin any narrative story, opinion essay, or informational writing passage is with an interesting lead. This is a sample from the differentiated writing document in Literacy and Math Ideas' store. Students can add this document to their folders to use as a guide. For additional wr
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Writers Workshop- Drafting a HOOK, LEAD, or ATTENTION GRABBER for an essay
This all inclusive lesson/powerpoint presentation prepares writers to draft a strong hook for an essay. Bonus "do now" activity included (revising/editing)! Once students have decided on a topic, they can learn about the five types of hooks: 1. Interesting Fact 2. Scene/Story 3. Quotation/Dialogue
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Essay Attention Grabbers
Handout that gives description and samples of many types of attention grabbers. Also includes a worksheet for writers to try out multiple attention grabbers and then have readers vote on which they like best. Gives writers quick feedback on if they can actually hook an audience!
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Attention Grabbers/Hooks for Writing Introductions
Attention Grabbers/Hooks for Writing Introductions My students always seem to struggle at the beginning of the year when first introducing writing. That first sentence in the introduction can be the hardest! I created this handout to help my students with just that! It outlines 6 different kinds of
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Effective Introductions: Attention Grabbers - Writing Lab Revision Module
In this module, we practice adding attention-grabbing hooks to an introduction paragraph. This one-week mini-unit consists of two engaging instructional videos, a daily bellwork routine, practice activities, and a quiz. Writing Lab Modules are designed as a way to teach specific writing and revisio
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Writing Activity: Hooks/ Grabbing Your Reader's Attention!
This is a lesson all about hooking your reader into your essay! Students are given a prompt and taken through several examples of hooks that can be implemented in their writing. Then students are asked to attempt their own hooks to assess their understanding over this element of writing. Please let
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Attention Grabber Prompts for Kids - 9 Types - 27 Prompts - Opinion Writing
This file is 60 page pack of 9 categories of attention getting prompts for kids to see how they can start out opinion writing pieces. There are 9 different ways in the file for kids to start their writing such as using a quote, exaggerating and comparing. Each of the different 9 types have 3 exampl
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SMARTBoard Lesson: Parts of an Essay, Attention Grabbers
This is a three page SMARTBoard notebook file. The first page reviews the parts of the essay. You need to click on each box to reveal the notes for each section of the essay. The second page is a note reveal page, reviewing ways to grab your reader's attention in the introduction. The last page is a
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Memoir: Leads Catch the Readers Attention Practice
Help your students write an outstanding memoir with the Memoir: Leads Catch the Readers Attention Practice. Four examples of leads are given, and students determine the kind of lead used: quote, description, statement, or question. Answers included on second page! This document is included in the
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Writing Persuasive Leads: Persuasive Essay Attention Catchers / Hooks Activity
This is an activity from my Persuasive Essay Writing Full No-Prep Unit which can be found HERE. This activity is designed to help students write great attention catchers for their introductory paragraphs in a five-paragraph persuasive essay format. Make sure to follow me for more great lessons and
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Writing an Attention-Grabbing Hook Handout and Practice
Grabbing readers' attention at the beginning of an essay or narrative is so important. I have broken this down for my students in a neat easy-to-follow and engaging handout. The second page offers them practice on a subject that is bound to bring out some strong feeling, personality, and convictio
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Attention Grabber Foldable
A graphic organizer for students to learn how to write attention grabbers in their writing. Also included is a personal narrative writing prompt.
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Attention-Grabbers in Narrative Writing Lesson Plan
Not only are introductions important in narrative writing, but a strong introduction has something that grabs the reader's attention--and this is an essential part that students need to understand and practice! This is a lesson plan that coincides perfectly with
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Attentive - Go Character Ed - Positive Behavior Traits
This ATTENTIVE pack is part of my GO CHARACTER ED series which focuses on teaching and reinforcing positive character traits, like tolerance, in the classroom with a fun "Pokemon" like feel. ATTENTIVE is the sixth character trait your students can catch. Encourage students to collect them all! Th
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Writing Poster - Attention Grabbers Grades 5, 6, 7, 8
This poster will certainly grab attention! It serves as a quick reference poster for ideas when students are writing and need a reminder of the various options for attention grabbers. This poster is a PDF file and can be printed at Staples in 18x24 for less than two dollars. Then, trim it with cute
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Attention Getters in Writing
Lots of gifs and funny pictures to engage students in thinking of new ways to do attention getters in their writing other than just using a question.
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Attention Getters - Starting a writing assignment - examples
One of the most difficult aspects of writing for many students is how to start. This assignment gives examples of some famous first lines from novels. Students work in groups to analyze each excerpt for what they think makes it effective. The assignment ends with a group writing assignment. They
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Attention Grabbers
These are leads or attention grabbers that you can add to your introduction or conclusion to make it more interesting.
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Sentence Types Attention Grabber Freebie!
This footprint attention grabber is an excellent way to introduce sentence types to your students; Exclamatory, Declarative, Interrogative, and Imperative.
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Classroom Attention Grabbers
Need some different and fun ways to get your students attention? Here are some quick and easy ways to get the attention of your students. Print this FREEBIE and hang it in your classroom for your students to see. I teach them a new one each week and then I mix it up throughout the year. For more F
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Attention Grabbers
These are Attention Grabbers practice worksheets for Argumentative, Narrative, and Expository essays.
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Attention Please!
Great short worksheet that students can use to practice writing attention grabbers for their stories.
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