This is a fun, creative activity where students explore ways to include factoids, stories, metaphors and more to create “hooks”. A great activity to help students develop strong introductions.
Creating an attention-grabbing lead isn’t always easy but it’s very rewarding to students when they are able to create engaging introductions. This activity provides great practice to build better introductions!
Let’s combine it all! This activity helps students use thesis statements, bridges and leads to write strong essay introductions.
This activity helps students bring together what they’ve learned to write a complete introduction, including the lead, bridge, and thesis statement.
Staying organized can be difficult, especially when you are trying to keep your writing and ideas well organized. With this printable Main Idea Graphic Organizer, students can keep their thoughts and ideas organized and separated based on their order of importance.
Help your students learn how to better organize their ideas with this Main Idea Organizer. Students will be asked to come up with a title, write a main idea, and support the main idea with three written details. In order to excel at writing, it is important to learn how to construct paragraphs in a way that is easy for the reader to understand the argument.
The article Hawaii, the Aloha State needs an ending. Have your students read the article and write a conclusion.
Students will write their own conclusion with this activity. Print out the free worksheet Why the Moon for your students to read. They will then write a conclusion, remembering to include important parts of the article.