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    Mentor Texts for Writer's Workshop

    Writing Rubric - Six Traits!

    Lots of great suggestions for writing workshop mentor texts and uses!

    PERFECT website for all of the things we are working on... 6+1 traits and comprehension strategies!!!!!! :)

    Small Moments for BIG Impact in Writing Workshop (Mentor Texts)

    teaching maps-Me On the Map

    Teaching Character Traits

    show not tell mini lesson...love it!

    Writing Mentor Texts - next week I will begin teaching the Luvcy Calkins writing program and found this website to be very useful for finding texts that display the writing objectives I will be teaching.

    Paper Bag main character project - put research questions on the outside, put items to represent character on the inside

    6+1 writing traits - After each mini-lesson summarize the writing skill or strategy learned under the appropriate category to help students remember in the future!

    Reader's Theater Script for The Very Cranky Bear (character traits)

    This neat little flip book is a great way to see it, read it, write it and then keep it as a little “cheat sheet” when they need it! On each page, write a definition of the part of speech, draw a picture of an example, and explain how your picture shows that part of speech.

    Vivid Verbs, Word Choice, Persuasive

    writing mentor text for "focusing on a single topic"

    Read-O, Write-O, Math-O

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    Great story wrap up foldable and a great blog! (#1 Write a summary of the story. #2 Describe character traits for two characters (with supporting evidence) #3 Describe the setting (both place and time - inferred from the story) #4 Write a reflection based on the question, "How did the main character's feelings change throughout the story?" (include supporting evidence from the text).

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    6 traits of writing... great mentor texts and lessons!