Grow your students by teaching Strong Writing Leads and Learning How to Hook their Readers and writing Effective Endings/ Closings. Digital & Print Options available! These are great examples to help your students strengthen their leads and closings in Expository or Narrative writing. Your stud
Informational Writing Hooks This informational writing hooks anchor chart has some exciting examples of how to begin informative writing to hook the audience. I have also included student sized copies to glue into interactive writing journals, put into writing folders, or even stapled to a writing
My students often get stuck doing the same type of hook over and over. This practice forces them to try out new types of hooks.
There are 6 prompts for them to practice with and a list of 9 different expository essay hooks with examples.
One of the important kinds of writing you will teach your kiddos during the year is informative writing which is often done through reading and responding to what they’ve learned.
Here are *10* structured writing prompts to assist your writers. They are great scaffolds to reinforce hooks/leads,
Looking to encourage creative, grade appropriate leads for your students' informational writing? Use this product to identify and teach ways to introduce their informational writing! Product includes three types of leads: question, interesting fact, or setting and then encourages students to write t
This resource contains an anchor chart in three different colors: Pink, blue, and grey (perfect for black & white printing). They are all the same except for the color. I print a copy for each student, three-hole punch it, and they keep them in their bradded writing folders.HooksOnomatopoeiaStro
This package includes a table that can be used as a handout or on the smart board to teach students the various types of hooks, as well as examples for each. In addition, a blank handout with name and date can be used as a student worksheet.
Included in this resource: List of 6 types of essay hooks that can be used in expository/informational essaysTips for writing each type of hookExamples of each type of hook Examples of how I use this resource in my own classroomThis can be posted in your learning management system as notes for stude
Use these eye-catching posters/anchor charts in class or virtually during your writing lessons. All of the definitions are kid-friendly, making it easier for your students to understand what they're supposed to do as they write paragraphs, opinion essays, informative essays, research projects, and n
Do your students have a hard time beginning their writing? Do they start every piece of writing the same exact way? This product includes 20 popular writing leads that student's can use to enhance the beginnings of their writing! Each chart states the name of the "hook" and gives examples to help st
Are you needing a way to help your students with writing hooks and conclusions? This is the bundle for you! You will receive several examples of ways to begin and end your narrative or expository/informational writing pieces. These charts come mini and full-size which are perfect for student journal
These writing charts cover reminders for narrative, expository & informational, opinion & persuasive, writing tips, descriptive writing, the writing process, and six traits of writing, and they are helpful during writer's workshop or anytime students need a quick writing reminder. This comes
STAAR expository essay graphic organizers to help struggling students succeed on the 4th grade writing test.
There are 4 graphic organizers and a final copy page. Note that the Organization Chart and Detail Chart are on the same page.
STAR CHART—The purpose of this chart is to hel
This informational writing unit includes all lesson plans, teacher examples, and student printables! Engage your students with the high-interest topic and teacher models!This is a "no prep" unit, meaning that all of the organizers and teacher models are included. Print out the pages you need, and yo
****UPDATED: Now includes a digital version, perfect for Google Classroom and Distance Learning! Entire printable version has also been updated, too!****Please download the Preview for more images!Video on how to use in Seesaw Learning PlatformThis is a 70-80 minute lesson plan to help young writers
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Instead of doing several Informative Essays, I like to focu
This pack is essential for writing workshop. It has everything that you need to teach narrative, informational, realistic fiction, and persuasive writing. There are 148 pages of excellent activities and printables. Everything is common core aligned. Several teachers have already reviewed this pack.
I created these fun virtual informative writing anchor charts for distance learning and for use in the classroom during Writer's Workshop.I will be using these for whole class lessons and as printables for student journals. Slides with empty white boxes are editable, but not all slides are editable.
This unit is so great for my students this year....they really struggle getting their words on the paper and lacked any kind of organization, structure, ideas, etc.....my students have begged for more! It also comes in two different versions. One version is all the printables to just print and give
There's nothing better than having your ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR of WRITING PLANNED & READY TO GO!Each of the 6 writing units are fully developed to include all of the materials you need to simply print and teach (teaching posters, lessons, graphic organizers, student activities, teacher writing exam
Are your kids as obsessed with Fortnite as mine? Do you struggle with finding a healthy way of incorporating a controversial topic in class? If so, they will LOVE this bundle. 89 pages of all things FORTNITE!! Students will complete a vocabulary study then read two informational texts, answer com
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Instead of doing several Informative Essays, I like to focus on just one and help students make it better and better through multiple drafts that add new skills each time. This make