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Writing Strong Leads, Introductions, and Hooks Lesson
This is a fantastic hand-drawn packet that will inform your students how to create a strong hook (lead) that will catch their reader's attention. The artwork is sure to keep your students motivated and on task due to the powerful visuals and information. ___________________________________________
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How Will I Start My Writing? Strong Leads for Stronger Writers
*Revised 2017* Our students have so many wonderful ideas, but it’s often so hard for them to figure out how to start a story! Having examples of strong leads can help spark a fantastic start to their writing. Hang these posters in your room for lasting examples of the major types of narrative leads
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Writing Activities: Strong Leads
Literacy Centers, Writing, Leads Receive 2 Writing Work for Big Kids Resources for FREE by purchasing the bundle here: Writing Work for Big Kids Bundle This resource contains printables for writers to practice creating strong leads in their writing, including: 1. Story Leads 2. Nonfiction
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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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Strong Leads and Closing Lines for Narratives:  Activity Bundle
Open with a POW! and Close with a BANG! Can’t get your students to start a narrative with anything other than the “Have you ever …???” question? And when it comes to ending a narrative, do they struggle because they don’t know how to end one other than with the words “The End?” This bundle wil
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Strong Leads and Closing Lines for Narratives {Printable Resource}
Open with a POW! and Close with a BANG! Can’t get your students to start a narrative with anything other than the “Have you ever …???” question? And when it comes to ending a narrative, do they struggle because they don’t know how to end one other than with the words “The End?” Then these referenc
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Hooks: Writing Strong Leads
I used this lesson to teach my 3rd graders how to write a Hook (Strong Lead) for their Personal Narratives. We focused on this lesson once my students had already selected a Small Moment to write about. I introduced each hook strategy, showed an example, then had my students complete the worksheet
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Writing Strong Leads Guided Practice
If the writers in your class/classes consistently begin their stories with "One day..." then you are probably planning a lesson on how to write a strong lead, or how to hook readers. This lesson will: *Ask students to compare two sentences (one strong, one weak) and explain which they prefer and wh
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Writing a Strong Lead - Lesson
This is a lesson about writing leads (the beginning of a story or vignette). It includes a definition of lead and some great sample leads from famous authors to read and discuss in class.
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Lucy Calkins Writing a Strong Lead Poster
Poster from "The Craft of Revision" unit by Lucy Calkins. Lesson: Writing a Strong Lead. This is a cute poster to hang in your classroom or put in your students folders to remind them how to write a strong lead.
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Writer's Workshop- Strong Leads
To use with a Writing Workshop lesson on using strong leads. Very authentic, engaging small group work! Students will explore picture books and discuss/decide if the lead used in the book is 1 star or 4 stars!!
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Notes: How to Write a Strong Lead (Narrative)
This product contains notes on how to write a strong lead for narrative writing.I have also attached an example that shows how I used these notes in my DIY demonstration notebook.I hope you enjoy using these notes in your classroom! These notes can be given to students for their writer’s notebook, O
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Identify Strong Leads with Mentor Texts
As creative writers, we want to hook the reader! We teach our students all the various ways to begin a story. Here is a graphic organizer that will help facilitate that process. Your students will read multiple beginnings from rich texts and with a partner identify the authors craft.
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Personal Narrative Lesson Plan: Strong Leads and Openings
-Great interactive Smart Board lesson that can also be printed out for students. -Provides a list of what strong opening paragraphs should contain -Gives examples of strong openings from famous books as a model for students -Students can indicate what made these openings so great -Students can then
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Writing Bold Beginnings: An Interactive Notebook Page for Writing Strong Leads
Writing "Bold Beginnings" or strong leads are such a hard skills for students. They need a lot of practice! This is an interactive notebook page in which 4 simple leads have been given with examples. Students will then glue the page down into their writing notebook and generate other examples of t
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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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Writing Strong Leads
This is a simple template for having students practice writing introductions and leads. Allows them to write about the same topic three ways and can even be cut up to let them choose their favorite.
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Strong Leads in Writing Smartboard Lesson and Printables
This zip file contains an 8 page Smartboard file on writing strong leads to draw in the readers attention and makes them want to keep reading your work! This file also contains a powerpoint demonstrating a variety of strong leads that capture the readers attention including sound lead, mood lead, s
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Writing with a Strong Lead
Various ways for students to start their writing assignments.
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Examples of Strong LEADS Slide Show
Using mentor texts and their opening sentences, teach students how to write and interesting lead that draws the reader in.
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Personal Narrative Writing Unit THIRD & FOURTH GRADE
This unit includes everything you need to teach, practice and assess personal narrative writing for eight full weeks. Students will be learning all of the skills necessary to write a small moment story with dialogue, a strong lead, interesting word choice, paragraphs and so much more! The best part

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Informational Report Writing Unit THIRD & FOURTH GRADE
This unit includes everything you need to teach, practice and assess informational report writing for eight full weeks. Students will be learning all of the skills necessary to write a report with research, a strong lead, interesting details, topic and concluding sentences, paragraphs and so much mo

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INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK - Interactive Writing Notebook Grade 4
This STEP-BY-STEP INTERACTIVE WRITING NOTEBOOK IS A COMPLETE WRITER'S WORKSHOP PROGRAM with engaging lessons (scripted), anchor charts, modeling, mentor text, interactive notebook pages, practice and all the tools necessary to teach and assess writing. Scaffolding through the writing process continu
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Interactive Writing Notebook Grade 3 with ALL Common Core Writing Standards
This STEP-BY-STEP INTERACTIVE WRITING NOTEBOOK IS A COMPLETE WRITER'S WORKSHOP PROGRAM with engaging lessons (scripted), anchor charts, modeling, mentor text, interactive notebook pages, practice and all the tools necessary to teach and assess writing. Scaffolding through the writing process continu
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