This graphic organizer allows students to see examples of different leads in mentor texts, and allows them to try each lead in their writing journal in order to find the perfect fit for their narrative writing.
This resource includes:
-Graphic organizer with 5 examples of leads from mentor texts
-Graphic organizer with 5 teacher examples to use during mini-lessons
-Graphic organizer with blanks for students to try each lead in their writer's notebook
-Lesson plan including mini-lesson, work session, and closing