Writing hook task cards for imagery (5 senses), questions, action, emotion, command, sound/ onomatopoeia, dialogue, exclamation, repetition, interesting fact. Sentence starters and prompts that teach students how to start their writing with impact and keep their reader entertained right from the start! Both fiction and non-fiction sentence starters are included.
This is the American English version. Click here to view the Australian/ British English Version
★★★Teach students how to use writing hooks and start their writing with impact using this prompt cards and teaching PowerPoint pack. ★★★
Writing an interesting start to a text which instantly gains the reader’s attention is a hard skill for students and even adults to master. This pack explicitly teaches students the skills and tools they can use to ‘hook’ their reader. The prompt cards are then used to repeatedly model these ‘hooks’ so that students learn how to use them effectively.
This pack compliments other writing skills taught in class and is a great, no prep required solution
for writing prompts. Students will use the prompt cards to begin their text however, they can be encouraged to practise using the other writing skills they have been taught as they continue writing the rest of their text.
What Is Included In This Pack:
★ A PowerPoint lesson aid
- outlines what a writing hook is and why they are important to use.
- gives an explanation of 10 writing hook types, how to use them and examples of each one being used.
★ 160 writing hook stimulus/ prompt cards
(16 for each hook).
★ A student worksheet
which can be used for extension, assessment, engagement and skill reinforcement.
★ Classroom display labels
that are colour coded to match the prompt cards and highlight the hook that students are using.
Writing Hooks Covered In This Pack
✔ Feeling/ Emotion
✔ Sound/ Onomatopoeia
✔ Talking/ Dialogue
✔ Interesting Fact
✔ Paint a Picture/ Imagery
Download the Free Paint a Picture/ Imagery Trial Pack
for a taste of what this product contains then come back and purchase this full set
if you want to purchase the resources for all 10 of the writing hooks.
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