Narrative Essay-Small Moments Writing Strong Openings. Identify/Define: Leads, Hooks, Attention Grabbing Openers (AGOs). Why do we have to do this? Effective and dramatic openers are designed to grab a reader’s attention…like a hook grabs a fish. Hook, Lead or Attention Grabbing Opener ( AGO).
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Why do we have to do this?
Effective and dramatic openers are designed to grab a reader’s attention…like a hook grabs a fish.
Now you try each one of thesefor your story:
As I stepped onto the dark stage, my sweaty hands trembled and my pulse was racing.
As I looked into her beautiful green eyes, I thought to myself, “What if my hair is messed up? What if there is something in my teeth? What if I say something stupid?”
Literary & Narrative Elements, Adjectives
Voice & Conventions
Your objective: I will create a small moments personal narrative that entertains using vivid description and elements of a story.