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2nd grade
Writing a Strong Introduction
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Story Hooks
Story Hooks
Lesson Plan
Story Hooks
Give your students an introduction to types of story hooks as they compose original story beginnings the help of a word bank. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson for the Capture That Reader! lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Tips for Writing a Good Beginning Sentence
Tips for Writing a Good Beginning Sentence
Worksheet
Tips for Writing a Good Beginning Sentence
Young writers discover strategies for creating compelling introductions that capture a reader's interest in this writing worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Write Direction
The Write Direction
Workbook
The Write Direction
Get your second grader's creativity flowing with this workbook, boasting all of the right stuff he needs to create events in a sequence, and eventually even pen his own prompts!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Capture That Reader!
Capture That Reader!
Lesson Plan
Capture That Reader!
Everyone loves an intriguing introduction! Help your second graders hook their readers as they practice writing new and improved introductions to well-loved fictional stories in this fun writing lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Narrative Hooks
Narrative Hooks
Worksheet
Narrative Hooks
A strong hook will capture a reader's attention and make them want to know more! In this activity, students will identify four different ways to hook a reader into a story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hook the Reader: The Tortoise and the Hare
Hook the Reader: The Tortoise and the Hare
Worksheet
Hook the Reader: The Tortoise and the Hare
After reading the classic Aesop fable, "The Tortoise and the Hare," students will use their imaginations to compose their own introductions using one of the most common story hooks (fact, question, description, statement, or sound).
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Grab That Reader
Grab That Reader
Worksheet
Grab That Reader
The best type of introduction makes you want to learn more! Help your second graders hook their readers as they practice writing new and improved introductions using this grabby worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Strong Beginnings
Strong Beginnings
Worksheet
Strong Beginnings
A good introduction draws a reader into the story and makes them want to learn more. Help your second graders hook their readers as they practice writing strong introductions using this helpful worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Story Hooks
Glossary: Story Hooks
Worksheet
Glossary: Story Hooks
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Story Hooks.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Narrative Hooks: Brainstorming
Narrative Hooks: Brainstorming
Worksheet
Narrative Hooks: Brainstorming
A strong hook will grab a reader's attention and pull them into your story! This organizer will help young writers try out different ideas and decide on the strongest hook for their personal narrative.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Goldilocks and the Five Beginnings
Goldilocks and the Five Beginnings
Worksheet
Goldilocks and the Five Beginnings
There's more than one way to hook a reader! Help your students reinforce their understanding of captivating story starters with this Goldilocks-themed matching worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Story Hooks
Vocabulary Cards: Story Hooks
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Story Hooks
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Story Hooks.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet