My Favorite Mentor Texts (with links to free writing lessons!)

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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.

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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 Myers Briggs Personalities, Myers Briggs Personality Types, Enfp Personality, Charles Dickens Books, Good Books, My Books, Mentor Texts, Writing Lessons, Book Characters

Always Write: Using "A Tale of Two Cities" to learn about conjunctions and comma splices

Click on the picture to be directed to a free lesson on this text.

Fun Writing Prompts To Entertain Your Kids (And Keep You Sane) Fun Writing Prompts, Cool Writing, Writing Lessons, Pioneer Life, Writers Notebook, Mentor Texts, Student Engagement, Playing Guitar, Teacher Resources

20 Days' worth of ideas for establishing writer's notebooks or journals!

Click on the book cover or the link to be taken to our free-to-use teaching resource: 20 days' worth of ideas for setting up a successful daily writing routine.

31 Uses For A Mom: Harriet Ziefert, Rebecca Doughty: sounds like a great book to read around Mother`s Day Poetry Lessons, Writing Lessons, Books For Moms, Great Books To Read, Unique Jobs, Relationship Books, Relationships, 4th Grade Writing, Writers Notebook

Always Write: Free resources for teachers...a poetry lesson inspired by the number pi

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Always Write: Unique Job Descriptions and Noun Phrases.this is the teacher model I created, inspired by Uses for a Mom" by Harriet Ziefert. Poetry Lessons, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Ideas, Writing Notebook, Writing Poetry, Notebook Ideas, 6th Grade Writing, Language Study

Always Write: Free resources for teachers...a poetry lesson inspired by the number pi

Always Write: Unique Job Descriptions and Noun Phrases...this is the teacher model I created, inspired by "31 Uses for a Mom" by Harriet Ziefert.

math resources, math lessons, math videos for teachers, students, and parents Writing Lessons, Math Lessons, Mathematical Practices, Mathematics, Help Wanted, Mentor Texts, Mount Vernon, Teaching Math, Historical Sites

Always Write: Historical Site Tour Guides

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and Wonderful Haiku Poetry Books for Kids use for VISUALIZING reader's workshop unit! (Haiku poetry about animals)use for VISUALIZING reader's workshop unit! (Haiku poetry about animals) Poetry Books For Kids, Poetry Unit, Reading Is Thinking, M Jack, Reading Tracker, Forms Of Poetry, Book Prompts, Writing Lessons, Poetry Lessons

Always Write: Vocabulary Haikus

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Always Write: RheTURKical Triangles! Applying Aristotle to Thanksgiving! Argumentative Writing, Mentor Texts, Writing Lessons, Thanksgiving, How To Apply, Teaching, How To Plan, My Favorite Things, Organizers

Always Write: RheTURKical Triangles! Applying Aristotle to Thanksgiving!

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 Ruth Gendler Quotes (Author of The Book of Qualities) Every Day Book, This Book, Good Books, My Books, Writers Notebook, 12th Book, Writing Lessons, Writing Prompts, Mentor Texts

Always Write: Exploring Antonyms and Synonyms by making them Frenemies

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Oxymoron list categorized alphabetically and by subject. Also, check the funny oxymoron quotes. Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Ideas, Writing Notebook, Teaching Techniques, Ugly To Pretty, Mentor Texts, Books For Boys, Books To Buy

Always Write: Letting Oxymorons Inspire your Notebook Writing

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Duck for President (New York Times Best Illustrated Books (Awards)) by Doreen Cronin: This funny book is a great way to teach kids about the election process. Its an election year MUST. Voting Process, Election Process, Children's Book Awards, Kindergarten Social Studies, Preschool Kindergarten, Persuasive Writing, Opinion Writing, Author Studies, Presidents Day

Always Write: Run a Fake Campaign/Election in your Writer's Notebook!

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Always Write: Using Fortune Cookie Fortunes as Mentor Texts and Writer's Notebook Prompts Random House, Toddler Books, Childrens Books, Date, Writers Notebook, Heritage Month, Mentor Texts, Fortune Cookie, Reading Levels

Always Write: Using Fortune Cookie Fortunes as Mentor Texts and Writer's Notebook Prompts

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Booktopia has There's a Nightmare in My Closet, There'S A Nightmare in My Closet(Hbk) by Mercer Mayer. Buy a discounted Hardcover of There's a Nightmare in My Closet online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Monster Book Of Monsters, Little Monsters, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Good Bedtime Stories, Childhood Fears

Always Write: Free resources for Halloween and Monster Sketches & Writing!

A free lesson (inspired by this mentor text) has been posted at our site.