Planning Narrative Writing 101
Teaching Narrative Leads and Writing “Hooks”
Because our stories were already “planned” (thanks to the original author), we focused on how to get our reader hooked. We studied chapter beginnings in our current read aloud and found that each chapter had its own mini-lead. That’s what we tried to do to get our readers “hooked” into our own narratives.
We used this anchor chart to help us generate ideas. Everyone experimented with different leads and then chose their favorite one to begin their narrative.
Teaching Revision Strategies
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