Recently, I was reading Three Times Lucky (a book recommended to me by my own fifth grader at home), and I was struck by the incredible lead used by the author, Sheila Turnage! Once again, I had that I have to remember this! moment. Instead of forgetting about it, though, this time my idea grew as I decided to take the time to find some strong lead examples, and share them with fellow teachers in a blog post.
I searched for a variety of leads, and these are some favorites that I ran across:
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