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Hook the Reader with Best Launch for an Introductory Paragraph
There are good ways to start an essay and lousy ways. With this combination of 15-minute lecture and reference tool handout, students will learn four specific techniques to use to bust writer's block and bring their reader into their essay. Great ways to launch an essay are featured here with real-w
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Hook the Reader Exercise
This worksheet pairs perfectly with the "3 Ways to Hook Readers" handout! Download it for FREE here: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/3-Ways-to-Hook-Readers Challenge your budding writers to revise boring beginnings and HOOK their readers! Use this pirate-themed student resource to introd
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Writing Leads: Hook Those Readers In!
Do your students have troubles starting their stories? These posters may be just what they need to get that jump start! These pack includes: *Color posters *Key ring cards with ideas *5 writing prompts *5 writing page templates Look at the preview for a closer look! Created by Journey of a Substi
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Leads (Hooks) for Intro Paragraphs and Snappy Endings for Conclusions; Fetzer
An assorted compilation of lead sentences (hooks) for introductory paragraphs and snappy endings for conclusions for both Fiction and Non-Fiction stories / articles. Each hook / snappy ending includes a brief description and an actual example of it in use within an introductory paragraph and conclu
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Hook The Reader How To Write Strong Leads
Interesting leads are a great way for students to grab a reader's attention. Good writers make use of strong leads to add interest to their writing. Students who know how to engage their audience often find it easier to organize their writing and add better details. Get your students hooked on bet
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Writing Bold Beginnings to Hook the Reader
This packet includes printables to cut and paste to create a flip book to remind writer's of the various ways to capture the reader's attention with a lead in sentence or "hook". In addition, the packet includes sentence examples for students to match to the lead in sentence. Also, their are examp
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Persuasive Writing. Types of Leads/ Hooks
This PPT is used to explain to students the different types of leads or hooks that they can use in their persuasive writing in order to grab their readers attention. It provides explanations and examples for each type of lead and is visually appealing and aimed at middle school students.
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Writing Lead Hook Posters
This is a set of bright and colourful posters designed to teach students about leads they can use to make their writing more interesting and hook their readers. The set includes a poster for each of the following types of leads; Fact Talking/Dialogue Question Sound Flashback Typical Action Descripti
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Writing Narrative Leads / Hooks
Get your students to hook their readers write from the start with this narrative leads / hooks lesson. With multiple examples, this straightforward lesson will help your students to discover what makes powerful narrative writing. This includes a brief minilesson followed by a printable worksheet f
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Openings, Leads, Hooks for Essay Writing
A document that defines and gives examples of six different ways to effectively grab the attention of a reader for an essay.
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3 Ways to Hook Readers
Use this pirate-themed student resource to introduce leads! These three methods of "hooking" the reader are appropriate for both narrative and expository writing and are each represented by a different punctuation mark!
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Personal Narratives: Interactive Notebook Resources and Minilessons
An ENGAGING and EFFECTIVE approach to personal narratives! This 112 page file is full of ideas to help your students unlock their inner author! It contains 13 mini-lessons designed to help your students see themselves as real authors with stories to tell. Each lesson has fun manipulatives or inte
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Young Authors: Mystery Story Creative Writing Unit
What is the perfect way for students to practice narrative writing? Mystery stories! This genre instantaneously hooks a reader's attention, poses thought-provoking questions, keeps a reader in suspense, and stimulates discussion. The Young Authors: Mystery Story Unit focuses on the following conc
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Interrogative Leads: Hook Your Reader "The Write Format"
You have downloaded one free lesson in a 14 lesson unit (lesson number 4). This lesson teaches students how to write an interrogative lead to catch the readers attention. Included is a powerpoint to enhance the lesson. How is this lesson different than other writing lessons? Many writing lessons sho
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Writing Leads -- Hook Your Readers
Teach students how to write a strong lead to catch readers attentions. This worksheet will focus on question lead, sound effect lead, talking lead and dialogue lead. Each lead was explained with definition and examples.
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Hooking Our Readers with Lead Sentences
Using setting, dialogue, action, feeling, and questioning to start the beginning of a story. Students create different lead sentences then choose the one they like best to add to the beginning of their story.
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BEST Opening Lines in Children's Books!  Engaging Readers and Empowering Writers
With this colorful Power Point presentation, your students will read and discuss the carefully crafted opening sentences of 65 children's literature. Students will practice close reading strategies by analyzing the author's purpose and intentions, word choices, and figurative language which leads t
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Writer's Workshop: How-To Book Writing - Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd Grades
Thank you for checking out my Writer’s Workshop: How-To Writing unit! I used this in my first grade classroom and found that over the course of the unit, students began to really understand how to write different steps, organize their thoughts, and also the importance of adding details into their bo
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Informational and Explanatory Reading and Writing Unit (Over 200 Pages)
This download is for a complete unit dealing with writing Information or Explanatory Writing pieces.The packet included around 50 High Quality Worksheets, reference Sheets, and Student Samples. The packet also comes with over 300 mini-lesson statements for all subjects, wall banners, and more. Th
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In The Write Direction - Interesting Leads 3rd-5th grade
We get better at doing something by practicing a little bit every day. “In The Write Direction” writing prompts help writers to practice writing a little bit every day, including interesting leads! Give them practice in hooking and reeling in their audience! In The Write Direction Daily Writing Kit
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Writing Leads Posters Anchor Charts
These posters and anchor charts will help your students remember ways to write great leads that will "hook" their readers. The types of leads included are action, dialogue, thought or question, and sound. Each poster has a symbol, a definition, and an example sentence. Each anchor chart has blank se
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Writing a Strong Lead
This is a creative way to teach leads for writer's workshop! I take a picture of the students making muscles and have a word bubble coming out of their mouth with their best lead. This year, I used the topic of Halloween. The students had to pick one type of lead: dialogue,setting, or action. I used
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Boring Leads Task Cards - FREEBIE
This FREEBIE is part of my personal narrative writing unit. Use these task cards during your instruction or in a writing center. Students will pull a card, read the lead, and then revise the lead so it hooks the reader's attention. This is great practice in revision! Hold a contest and let stu
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Writing Leads & Writing Hooks for Introduction Paragraph
Writing Leads and Learning How to HOOK Readers is extremely important! These are great examples to help your students strengthen their leads in Expository or Narrative Writing! You will LOVE the Anchor Charts and Student Examples for their notebooks! YOUR students will BECOME experts at hooking thei
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