Each grade-level kit includes 10-11 different mentor texts. These authentic and engaging children’s books have been carefully chosen for their literary value, effective writing techniques, and relevancy.
Each kit includes a Teacher’s Guide with scripted lesson plans, anchor charts, writing rubrics with discrete literacy domains, and student worksheets for every text type. Student Worksheets include activities for developing vocabulary and language, pre-writing preparation, writing tools and prompts, and revising and editing checklists.
Great for whole group or small group instruction, teacher resources are available online for quick, easy access to lessons, rubrics, and activity pages.
From drama, folktales, and poetry to informational and narrative texts, students discover a variety of genres in every grade level.
Each Mentor Text includes a detailed lesson plan with clearly identified standards and objectives and step-by-step teaching suggestions and activities.