Strategies for Writing a Story Beginning ~ Free lesson activities for teaching students to write a hook for their narratives.
Ending with a "bang" anchor chart for our 4th grade realistic fiction writing unit.
Using Fireflies to teach the importance of word choice in writing: A mentor text activity that focuses on revising sentences! Multiple FREE printables included! - Crafting Connections with Deb Hanson
Great suggestions for Narrative Writing Mentor Texts. I especially love the anchor chart and book choice for adding dialogue into a story!
Picture This - Writing Activity I like the way they added the picture and camera. Great motivator for older students
Great first day of school activity--six word memoirs!
Informational writing anchor chart
Narrative writing- explode a moment
Showing vs. Telling Writing Anchor Chart! This blog post also contains a FREE Show Don't Tell Bingo game!
Informational books anchor chart