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Great book to teach Main Idea & Supporting Details, as well as Sequencing Events! (link includes lesson plan) ALSO found on Storyline Online (read aloud) Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Singing Lessons, Learning

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The Night I Followed the Dog- Great book to teach Main Idea & Supporting Details, as well as Sequencing Events! (link includes lesson plan)

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, Reading Activities, Guided Reading, Learning, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies

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

I love exploring non-fiction texts with my students!! Non-fiction can be fun, fascinating, and extremely engaging for students, especially when presented the right way. Unfortunately, as an upper grade teacher, many of the non-fiction texts that are “grade-level appropriate” for my students tend to lack such excitement, and although they might be rigorous, they can…

The Wolf`s Story - Toby Forward, Izhar Cohen graphic / illustration / book cover / book design / wolf / red riding hood Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Grammar, Guided Reading, Fairy Tales Unit, 5th Grade Reading, Reading School, Library Lessons

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... T...

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

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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, Persuasive Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Ideas, Writing Rubrics, Paragraph Writing, Holiday Activities

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: ...

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 Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Learning, 6th Grade Reading

Mentor Text List for Common Core Reading - Performing in Education

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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

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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. 4th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, 5th Grade Grammar, 5th Grade Books, Teaching 6th Grade, 5th Grade Writing, Sixth Grade, Student Teaching, Grade 2

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

Teaching figurative language is one of my favorite literacy skills to teach and my students always love learning about the different types. On this post, I will share my favorite read alouds for teaching the types of figurative language (similes, metaphors, hyperbole, and personification) and then my favorite read alouds that use figurative language naturally […]

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 ...

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 gir...

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

Wednesday Workshop: Persuasive Letter Writing

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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 Sun...

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...

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. Art Books For Kids, Artists For Kids, Childrens Books, Art For Kids, Kid Books, Baby Books, Library Books, Children's Picture Books, Kids Reading

Must Read Mentor Text: Willow

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