My Favorite Mentor Texts (with links to free writing lessons!)
I have way too many mentor texts that I use when planning a writing lesson. I put all my favorite lesson write-ups that center on mentor texts at my classroom website. Here are my ABSOLUTE favorite mentor texts with direct links to the lessons I have posted that use them.
16-word poems (inspired by William Carlos Williams) are a favorite of my students in their writer's notebook. During Sacred Writing Time, they can often write four or five. Here is my online lesson for this type of poetry: http://corbettharrison.com/lessons/So-Much-Depends-Upon.htm
Love That Dog by Sharon Creech: Poetry. Ages 8 and up. It is a book about a boy who finds out he loves to write poetry so he writes about his dog. have the students write a poem about their favorite pet or animal.
Need to read "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens From HuffPost Fiction Book Characters' Myers-Briggs Personality Types" My Type: ENFJ, The Giver Category: Idealists Attributes: organized, honest, creative, sensitive
6th grader Diane's "Personal Treasure" page in her notebook, inspired by a passage from "Boy's Life" and the picture book "Old Black Fly." Visit the lesson online here: http://corbettharrison.com/Personal-Treasures.html