Leads interesting openings. Narratives – fiction or nonfiction. LEAD/Interesting opening. The PURPOSE of the lead is to excite and draw the reader in so the reader will want to continue to read. The lead SETS the tone and gets the piece moving.
Narratives – fiction or nonfiction
Zlatehthe Goat by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Becky and the Wheels and Brake Boys
by James Berry
the reader by using conversation between two characters. That conversation can suggest conflict in the story or reveal elements of character.
Shrinking Violet, by Cari Best
Inkheartby Cornelia Funke
Descriptive, vivid adjectives
Your Move by Eve Bunting
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer