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Fishing for Readers: Identifying and Writing Effective Opening "Hooks"

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Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 45-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Sarah Dennis-Shaw

Avon, Massachusetts

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Student Interactives

Calendar Activities

Professional Library

 

STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Flip Book

The Flip Book is designed to allow users to type and illustrate tabbed flip books up to ten pages long. Students and teachers can use the flip book for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating question and answer booklets.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   1 – 5  |  Calendar Activity  |  November 3

Stellaluna author Janell Cannon was born in 1957.

After reading Stellaluna, students discuss themes in the story and do a unit on bats or a creative writing activity based on the book.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Using Literature to Enhance Writing Instruction: A Guide for K-5 Teachers

This practical text outlines various ways to enhance and enrich writing instruction through the use of children's literature.

 

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