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Story Leads To Hook Your Readers


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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Common Core State Standards alignment

Grade 5 > English Language Arts Standards > Writing > Range of Writing > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.10
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.


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