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Story Leads To Hook Your Readers

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13 pages (PDF)|Suitable for Grades: 1 - 5

How to hook your reader: 11 techniques to open your story with a bang and grab your reader’s attention!

This set of 11 pirate/ocean themed story hook techniques include:

  1. Onomatopoeia
  2. Question
  3. Exclamation
  4. Flash Back
  5. Quote
  6. Direct Speech
  7. Fact
  8. Bold Statement
  9. Paint a picture
  10. Mystery Opening
  11. Time Opening

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  • Bec

    Thanks! This was just what I was after! Can’t wait to use it next week and read better story openers from my class!!! Thanks! Another fantastic resource!

    Comment by Bec on June 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm


    • Thanks Bec, that’s great to hear! We’re glad it’s useful for your class!

      Comment by Teach Starter on June 11, 2014 at 7:35 am


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