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-
Read Alouds for Problem and Solution, Cause and Effect
These books are some of my favorite read aloud texts and lessons for teaching problem and solution and cause and effect. Head on over to the post for some ideas on how to use each book!
Common Core Reading: Mentor Text + Interactive Lessons = Success
I love using mentor text to teach my reading standards! When I taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grade ELA I used these texts to model the standards for my students. Click here for the entire list! 3rd grade too!
Writing lessons: Showing, not telling is important not only for effective writing, but also for effective writing instruction. Mentor texts are perfect for this, as they provide exemplars that students can use to examine author craft. Once they identify w