Mentor Texts

Collection by Janine Fernandez

185 
Pins
 • 
575 
Followers
Janine Fernandez
Teach Your Child to Read 5 of My Favorite Non-Fiction Series to Engage Readers. FREEBIES to go with each book series. Perfect for elementary and upper grades. Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Learning, Reading Strategies, Library Ideas, Close Reading

5 OF MY FAVORITE NON-FICTION SERIES TO ENGAGE READERS - Create Teach Share

5 of My Favorite Non-Fiction Series to Engage Readers. FREEBIES to go with each book series. Perfect for elementary and upper grades.

The Wolf`s Story - Toby Forward, Izhar Cohen graphic / illustration / book cover / book design / wolf / red riding hood Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Grammar, Guided Reading, Library Books, Children's Books

List of Story Books for Boys and Girls... to keep them laughing and loving to read!

Remember those classic tales you grew up on, written and rewritten by so many by different authors? Well here's a new spin on them......

Free list of mentor texts that can be used for teaching reading strategies. Short texts that introduce and explain the concepts. Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Close Reading, Learning, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Strategies

You are being redirected...

Freebie from the blog post: 5 Reasons to Use Mentor Texts With Big Kids. This freebie contains six lists of suggested mentor texts for key reading concepts using literature, including inference, theme, characters, figurative language, point of view, and compare and contrast.

"Rocket Writes a Story" I love using this book to start writer's workshop in my classroom! Included is a free activity and lesson to get your students *inspired* to write! Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Ideas, Literacy, Work On Writing, Start Writing, Writing Ideas, Writing Lessons

Let's Start Writing! - Susan Jones

We are full into the swing of things here in Mrs. Jones’ Class! Yesterday during writing we talked about the rules and expectations of writing and we practiced some sustained writing time in our journals. Today, I wanted to kick things off with a fun lesson! I saw the book, Rocket Writes a Story, […]

A Fine, Fine School: Sharon Creech My kids love this book. "Aren't these fine children? Aren't these fine teachers? Isn't this a fine, fine school? Writing Mentor Texts, Opinion Writing, Persuasive Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Ideas, Writing Ideas, Writing Rubrics

Persuasive/Opinion Writing using A Fine, Fine School {Workshop Wednesday}

Hey there! I'm here to share a lesson that we use when we are introducing persuasive/opinion writing. We use this super cute book: Summary from Amazon: "On weekends, redheaded Tillie climbs trees and teaches her little brother how to skip. During the week, of course, she goes to school. Her principal, Mr. Keene, is the kind of gung ho leader any school would be lucky to have. That is, until he goes a little over the top. "Oh!" he says. "Aren't these fine children? Aren't these fine teachers?…

Teach Your Child to Read - So going to use this next year! Mentor text for teaching Reading CCSS. It has and grade! Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Learning, Common Core Reading Standards, Common Core Ela

Mentor Text List for Common Core Reading - Performing in Education

So going to use this next year! Mentor text for teaching Reading CCSS. It has 4th, 5th, and 6th grade! #mentortext

Mentor text for teaching grade CCSS! Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Guided Reading, Close Reading

Mentor Text List for Common Core Reading - Performing in Education

LOVE!! Mentor text for teaching 4th grade CCSS!! #mentortext

Read Alouds for Teaching Figurative Language Teaching figurative language in grade is a lot of fun! Check out this post for my go-to read alouds and other tips and resources for teaching figurative language. 6th Grade Reading, 4th Grade Ela, Sixth Grade, 5th Grade Grammar, 5th Grade Books, Teaching 6th Grade, 5th Grade Writing, Student Teaching, Grade 2

Read Alouds for Teaching Figurative Language | Mentor Texts for Reading - Teaching with Jennifer Findley

Read Alouds for Teaching Figurative Language | Mentor Texts for Reading - Teaching with Jennifer Findley

Primary Graffiti: Little Owl's Night {Book Companion} First Grade Activities, Reading Activities, Early Years Science, Night Book, Thematic Units, Mentor Texts, Kindergarten Literacy, Book Projects, Too Cool For School

Little Owl's Night {Book Companion}

With October mid way through, I've been thinking about OWLS! My next thematic unit will be two weeks of owls. I'm over the moon with the possibilities. I just completed a book companion for Little Owl's Night. This story is precious! Take a look at the book trailer... I scooped up the book at the scholastic sale last year. The illustrations are dynamic! You will be captivated immediately. The book targets PreK through 1st. I found a video online with the story being read... I'm working on an…

Yay for math mentor texts! I love reading books in math! I could probably wait and share these books when school starts next year, b. Writing Mentor Texts, Mentor Sentences, Opinion Writing, Persuasive Writing, Writing Lessons, Readers Workshop, Writer Workshop, Math Workshop, First Day Of School

Must Read Mentor Text Linky #1

This is a fun linky for a lazy Saturday! We’ve been enjoying our freedom since yesterday and it is so nice to take it easy! The girls at Collaboration Cuties are hosting a linky for the next 4 weeks to showcase great Mentor Text across subject areas. This week is Literary Mentor Text and we’ve chosen to share a book/acvitity we did for Opinion Writing. Opinion Writing was new for us in 1st grade this year. We searched for strong texts to use as models to teach our kiddos about this form of…

Best book ever for teaching Persuasive Writing! Literacy Spark: Mentor Texts for Persuasive Writing Writing Mentor Texts, Argumentative Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Essay Writing, Opinion Writing, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Time

Wednesday Workshop: Persuasive Letter Writing

My fifth graders are avid persuaders. They have opinions about everything! And they are often more than willing to share said opinion :) Today I'm linking up with Jivey for her "Wednesday Workshop" This week's theme is persuasive writing Earlier in the year, we read these two great books: and did a fun persuasive writing unit. You can read all about it HERE. Today, however, we took a different spin on persuasive writing. We read the book Earrings by Judith Viorst The story is about a young…

WritingFix: Picture Book as Mentor Texts for all 6 Traits! Writing Mentor Texts, Writing Traits, Narrative Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, 6 Traits, Writing Process

Mentor Text Linky

I just found a linky that I am super excited about! It is a new mentor text linky going on over at Collaboration Cuties. Every Sunday, people can link up with their favorite mentor texts. After this week, there will be a schedule to follow based on subject area, but this week, anything goes. I can't wait to see what everyone links up with! Since anything goes this week, I will write about one of my favorite books to use at the very beginning of Writing Workshop, when kids think that they…

teaching, life, and everything in between: Must Read Mentor Texts Linky--Ugly Fish Bullying Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Teaching Social Skills, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Summer Reading Lists, Mentor Texts, Social Thinking, Social Stories

Must Read Mentor Texts Linky--Ugly Fish

I love finding new books to read and purchase for my classroom! Amanda and Stacia of Collaboration Cuties are having their first ever linky party on mentor texts. I'm so excited to join them! My Mentor Text: Ugly Fish by Kara LaReau Ugly Fish is about a fish that is mean to other fish introduced to his tank--he chases them, refuses to share his tank with them, and eventually eats them. Ugly Fish realizes that he's lonely and wants to share his tank with others. However, a new fish is…

Willow By Denise Brennan-Nelson and Rosemarie Brennan; illustrations by Cyd Moore Miss Hawthorn, a strict and orderly art teacher, meets her match in the free-spirited Willow, whose creativity and kindness transform her teacher and their classroom. Artists For Kids, Childrens Books, Art For Kids, Kid Books, Baby Books, Library Books, Children's Picture Books, Arts Ed, Ideas

Must Read Mentor Text: Willow

Collaboration Cuties is hosting the most amazing linky! With my love for children's books and my udder addiction to buying so many books, I just had to join in on all the fun! As many of you know, I am a HUGE Denise Brennan-Nelson fan. I am thrilled to pull out her books and get them ready to share throughout the duration of this linky and each book has a companion PDF file to download! Free to you and me! Thanks Denise! (This is why I love her so!) My all-time favorite is "Willow". April…