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Your opening sentence--writing; models from novels

Grade Level Grades 6-12
Resource Type Lesson Plan
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This lesson plan allows students to analyze; rate; and discuss several opening sentences from novels. Students are then taught in a mini-lesson what effective openings in their own writing would look at using the models they saw in the starting activity. To close; students self-evaluate their work. Aligned to Common Core State Standard: W.8.2

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Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

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3.5
2 Reviews
Good lesson for learning how to "hook" readers with writing.
rebwade
December 14, 2013
Great resource for students to learn how to effectively write and self-correct their work.
rmarinelli
April 22, 2013

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