Primary mentor text suggested book list for retelling and recounting skills- reading stories, fables, folk tales, and myths to find the moral- also simple retelling skills for character, setting, beginning, middle, and end- RL1.2, 2.2, 3.2
Read about how mentor texts can be an amazing, versatile tool to use in the classroom to help teach any concept across the curriculum. These picture books are great for mini-lessons in reading strategies in particular.
These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.