Great suggestions for Narrative Writing Mentor Texts. I especially love the anchor chart and book choice for adding dialogue into a story! These would be great for mini lessons
We started opinion writing last week.only my favorite writing genre to teach! I& got my favorite mentor texts ready to go, and even found a few new books I can& wait to use!
Lucy Calkins: The Applicious Teacher: Small Moments for BIG Impact in Writings (includes books and writing pages)
Great mentor texts to use for for modeled writing - Teaching children how to be authors is one of my all time favorite writing activities. It’s a joy to see children create their own stories.
Reading and examining mentor texts with students is a powerful strategy for teaching writing.Just about any book can serve as a mentor text, depending upon what your students' skills are and what you want them to
Informational writing is best with mentor text activities! It makes the writing prompts much more creative!
A while back, I compiled a list of narrative, opinion/persuasive, and informational mentor texts for primary students. A bit of time has passed, so I’ve decided to update that list and include additio
If you're looking for great mentor text lesson ideas for Narrative Writing in the primary grades, this post by The Brown Bag Teacher includes great book selections and lesson ideas.