Writing anchor charts. This is something that can be done as a classroom activity where student's brainstorm these ideas or look through mentor texts to see what tools published author's use. Posting the list on the wall can help student's when they begin writing a piece. Hooks Anchors, Language Art, Anchor Charts, Writing Anchors Charts, Readers Workshop, Teaching Writing, Writing Leaded, Writers Workshop, Writing Hooks
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Branson Reader's Workshop / Anchor Charts Photos - Transition Words. Do you get stuck using the same words to move readers from one idea to the next?
have students pick out a picture special to them...then have them write about being "frozen in that moment." what is going on during the time that the picture was taken? Great writing idea!!