Tag : mentor texts

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Picture Book Mentor Texts in the Classroom Part 2 Sentence Structure   Previously in class, we’ve zeroed in on sentences that intrigue us in some way. Maybe it’s the sound of the words, or the picture the words paint in our minds. I called them “golden lines.”   All the¬†while, I’ve been studying the craft …
Picture Book Mentor Texts in the Classroom   During these last few days, my students are so excited because they have a chance to write their own fantasy picture book story, using picture books as mentor texts and models. ¬†Today, two of my students were jumping up and down like they just won the lottery….all …
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