Saturday, November 1, 2014

Writing Strong Leads

My kids really struggled with writing strong leads for their personal narratives.  I found this awesome anchor chart on Pinterest to give them some more ideas of how to write an exciting lead.

I wanted the kids to have those ideas right in front of them as they were writing to remind them to really think about their leads.  I also try to make a smaller version of all of my anchor charts so the kids can add it to their interactive notebooks.  It is great to be able to refer back to the anchor chart at any time.
Here's the version I made to add to the writer's notebooks: