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Teaching Students to Write a Narrative ~ The Hook

Activities for Teaching Students How to Write a Story Hook
 While there are many great ways for students to begin a narrative, many students need to be taught patterns they can follow. With upper elementary students, I like to cover five methods for writing a hook. At the bottom of this post, you will find a link to all materials needed to complete this lesson.

Writing a Narrative Hook 

   Activity #1

As a reference, have students create cards that describe the five methods for writing story hooks. Printables for this activity are included in the pdf file.

 Activity #2

Here are five story hooks for the same story. They illustrate five different methods for beginning the story. Read each one and discuss. Here are some questions you might ask: Continue Reading

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