Sara (comment #14),
For some reason I cannot find the file of the posters for the different types of endings. I will keep looking so that I can post a visual for you. I have them in my classroom printed out, but cannot find the actual file.
For now, here are descriptions of 3 types of endings:
1. Repeat the Lead: This type of ending echoes the lead
Lead: If you give a mouse a cookie...
Ending: Chance are if he asks for a glass of milk, he's going to want a cookie to go with it.
2. Emotional Ending: This type of ending can be happy, sad, mysterious, funny, or surprising.
Example: I cannot remember a time in my life that I was as terrified as this experience at the zoo. I hope the tiger never scares me like that again!
3. Hope or Wish: In this type of ending, the writer shares a hope or wish that has something to do with the story.
Example: I wish that every Christmas could be a great as this one!
I hope this helps for now!
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