Opening Lines & Hooks: Creative Writing Lesson Plans for 11 to 14 yrs

Opening Lines & Hooks: Creative Writing Lesson Plans for 11 to 14 yrs
Opening Lines & Hooks: Creative Writing Lesson Plans for 11 to 14 yrs
Opening Lines & Hooks: Creative Writing Lesson Plans for 11 to 14 yrs
Opening Lines & Hooks: Creative Writing Lesson Plans for 11 to 14 yrs
Opening Lines & Hooks: Creative Writing Lesson Plans for 11 to 14 yrs
Opening Lines & Hooks: Creative Writing Lesson Plans for 11 to 14 yrs
Opening Lines & Hooks: Creative Writing Lesson Plans for 11 to 14 yrs
Opening Lines & Hooks: Creative Writing Lesson Plans for 11 to 14 yrs
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There’s nothing quite like staring at a blank page. These bundled lesson plans apply secrets from master storytellers as students discover techniques to conquer those first line blues. They will learn to -

Grab the reader’s attention from the very first line and hold onto it.
Review the first lines of famous novels and develop their own style.
Saturate their stories with atmosphere and meaning.
Write to inform and entertain. And be ruthless about the editing process.
Please contact Claire Vorster for free resources, or other questions.

Activities
Speaking and listening, reading comprehension, planning, writing, reviewing.

Learning objectives
Reading
Understanding the author’s craft: story shape
Writing
Composition: generating ideas, planning and drafting
Composition: shaping and constructing language for expression and effect
Speaking and Listening
Developing active listening skills and strategies
Group discussion and interaction: Developing and adapting discussion skills and strategies

Resources included in this plan
Reading and Comprehension Activities
Mini and Comprehensive Writing Activities
Famous quotes for discussion
Literary examples
Story prompts
Story planner for students
Online resource links

Total Pages
12 pages
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N/A
Teaching Duration
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