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How to start my papers. Bye, bye “One day…” “Once upon a time…”. What is a lead?. A Lead is…. The beginning of a piece of writing. The purpose of a lead is to set the mood, or tone, for the writing. A strong lead engages us as readers, draws us in, and makes us want to continue reading!!!.

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How to start my papers

How to start my papers

Bye, bye “One day…” “Once upon a time…”


What is a lead

What is a lead?


A lead is

A Lead is…

The beginning of a piece of writing.

The purpose of a lead is to set the mood, or tone, for the writing.

A strong lead engages us as readers, draws us in, and makes us want to continue reading!!!


Let s look at an example

Let’s look at an example

“Dolphin Day”


What makes this a strong lead

What makes this a strong lead?


Stephanie s writing

Stephanie’s writing

  • Has a strong voice-sounds like someone talking to us.

  • Introduces us to the writer before the subject.

  • Doesn’t even seem like a nonfiction piece at first.

  • Includes sensory details.

  • Has lots of accurate information.

  • Uses a question in the second paragraph.

  • Evokes a feeling in us!


Let s practice opening with a feeling

Let’s practice opening with a feeling


Nicholas o

-Nicholas O.

“I was so enraged, I wanted to break a t.v.”


Jennifer k

-Jennifer K.

I was so happy, “My legs were wobbly!”


Marco a

-Marco A.

Because of my fear, “I was nibbling on my fingers.”


Word work

Word Work


Grammar noun a person place or thing

GrammarNoun-a person, place or thing


Http www harcourtschool com activity basketball index pre html

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/basketball/index_pre.html


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