Looking for mentor texts to teach setting and story elements? These read aloud books are some of my favorite! Click over to see how I use these texts in my first grade classroom and get a free lesson!
My favorite time of day is read aloud in the classroom. All my students sitting around and enjoying a story together. As the teacher, I always like to choose rich texts with tons of learning opportuni
Informational writing is best with mentor text activities! It makes the writing prompts much more creative!
Mandy's Tips for Teachers: 5 Ways to Make the Most of Writer's Workshop
Great suggestions for Narrative Writing Mentor Texts. I especially love the anchor chart and book choice for adding dialogue into a story! These would be great for mini lessons
Hannah Friend Persuasive writing prompts are best with a mentor text! I love persuasive writing activities with mentor texts because the writing is always engaging and hilarious!
Primary mentor text suggested book list for Point of View- focusing on how characters in the text feel about other characters or events that happen- also can compare to the way that readers feel about story, too-
50 Texts for Modeling Comprehension Strategies - This Reading Mama
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…
Books for Making Inferences and Predictions - This Reading Mama Any book with a clear story line and good “cliff hangers” makes for a good book to use for making predictions.
character study, books for character, comparing characters, character changes, read aloud lessons
List for Small Moments Big Impact- Writer's Workshop From: The Applicious Teacher: Small Moments for BIG Impact in Writings (includes books and writing pages)