Opening and Closing Statements

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2nd - 6th, Homeschool
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Do your students need help generating good opening and closing statements? How many of your students leave one or both out? Well not anymore! This pack will give your students a few ideas to get them started. You'll be amazed how much better your students' opening and closing statements improve!

This product includes:

2 posters with a list of variety of ways to open and close writing. These opening and closing statements can be used for any genre of writing. They are both kid friendly and easy to use. Students pick from a variety of ideas for their openings and closings statements.

There are 2 lists of examples on opening statements and 1 list of examples on closing statements.

2 worksheets to practice opening and closing statements.

A blank template for opening and closing statements to create your own ideas or take notes.

There is also one sheet listing both opening and closing statements.

Also included are black and white copies of the posters.

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Purchase of this unit entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce this pack for ONE classroom use only. If you plan on sharing with others, please purchase an additional license.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
Provide a concluding statement or section.
Provide a sense of closure.


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